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Review of Lamu Museum

Lamu Museum
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2011

One of the most dusty museums I´v ever seen. Hardly any explinations to any object. It could have been interesting about the culture and the trade but it´s not. If you are in Lamu go there, pay the horendous price of 500Shs, stay there for 30 min and leave with the same knowledge as you came with.

Visited October 2011
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Interesting and very well maintained with lots to see”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 3, 2011

Located on the seafront, near the main harbour of lamu old town is the beautiful lamu museum. Its a very well maintained museum, packed with interesting information about Lamu's history with many beautiful ancient artefacts and displays. We went one afternoon when it was raining, and it was still very quiet in the museum, an added bonus of freedom. I think it is possible to get a guided tour around the museum which some people may prefer. I personally enjoyed the display (several rooms) showing the many stages of traditional Lamu marriage ceremonies and the preperation that goes into it. Definately recommend the visit, especially on a rainy day.

Visited September 2010
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