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“Wonderful art collection”
Review of Nairobi Gallery

Nairobi Gallery
Ranked #26 of 127 things to do in Nairobi
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed November 28, 2013

This is one place that captivated me.The art collections done by Mr. Murumbi-kenya's 2nd vice president is the biggest art collection by a private individual in Africa!..here you find timeless fabric designs and artwork from all over Africa.The art gallery is situated at 0km meaning that this is where Nairobi began!..a very skilled team of tour guides takes you through a very educative show around the gallery!.don't miss it while you are in Nairobi-and yes,they also partake a city walk sightseeing tour!

1  Thank Rasheed M
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Reviewed November 26, 2013

Totally Impressed by the art collections i saw while the Nairobi. The Murumbi African Heritage Collections are priceless.

1  Thank 915Felix_T2013
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

For a long time, The Nairobi gallary to was just an old collonial which sound improttant and needs to be conserved after all it is 100 years old. but I realy like what the Murumbu Trust has done to the place; it is not just some old building anymore it is the home of African arts collected by Josheph Murumbi.

For those who value African art, masks, old books and the general history of the continent this is the place to go. A guide is optional but I recomend to take one.

1  Thank Tiony T
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

This is a small gallery in an old and historic building. The gallery is only a few rooms, but each is jam-packed with amazing pieces. Currently the gallery is home to the Joseph Murumbi collection which is a must -see. It includes stunning jewelry from his wife's collection and furniture from their home. The gallery also houses some beautiful paintings and sculptures from African artists. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank HM_Ippy
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Reviewed November 5, 2013

This gallery currently hosts artifacts from across Africa collected by post independence foreign affairs minister and second Vice President. During his travels, he collected lots of art, over 500k stamps and other rich cultural collections. The guide, in our case Felix, was very knowledgeable making the 2 hour tour a joy and enriching.

Kenya's point zero is located here ( where all distances in the country are measured from)

Come prepared to walk through this building which is no more than 250 sq meters

1  Thank JMMusunga
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