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Nairobi National Museum: Tours & Tickets

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The Nairobi National Museum is the flagship brand for the National Museums of Kenya. Located on Museum Hill, the museum showcases Kenya's rich Heritage with four distinct themes representing Kenya's Culture, Nature, History and Contemporary...more
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Museum Hill, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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History, wild life peace Spectacular to be in such a stunningly beautiful country with history beyond history People very friendly Hot beyond belief keep hydrated .. people happy to assist you always & bartering is a advantage especially when they ask you for your tee...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ladysatti
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My experiance with Nairobi national museum is simply wow, the place is huge, they are really trying to show all possible things that should interested sone curious traveler, and besidas thatcthey are really nice...you should expacr that you will walk, so take a time and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy the Nairobi National Museum especially the snake park. The tour takes you through some of Kenya's rich history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ExpeditionCrazy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited the National Museum during our recent tour of suggested must see locations in Nairobi. Two things are standard across tourist hotspots in Kenya. Multi layered security checking, and price disparity between citizens, residents and non-residents. The National Museum is no...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank BjPearce66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our tour stopped here before we headed to the airport. The history of Kenya was a learning experience and the different animals within. It is not a large museum so easy to get around.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank coolbabe1952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is realy place to have to go to and lot of history and realy good hings to look at and also for busy soverneri to bring home

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank imj154
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whether you have kids, you're with a partner or (like me) on your own, this is a good way to spend a day in Nairobi and get a bit of culture at the same time. The museum is comprehensive - covering natural history, political history...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We weren’t staying too far from here so we took a walk there. We were joined along the way by a local, David. He wasn’t too obtrusive, he said ‘he was going the same way’ but did ask if we could buy him some rice...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank R5140ROlaurar
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

The museum has a fantastic collection of skulls tracing the evolution of humans.also fascinating is the history of Kenya gallery.There is a different pricing system depending on if you are local or a tourist

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Mel H
Reviewed 8 September 2019

This museum gave us a good foundation for our visit to Kenya. Visitors can go through the exhibits on their own, but we highly recommend taking a guided tour. Our guide, Kelvin Mambo, a University tourism student, called our attention to important exhibits we might...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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29 November 2018|
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Response from Kimberly S | Reviewed this property |
Possibly not as All prices are written in kenyan shillings, and we had already exchanged our money over and paid in shillings... sorry I am not super helpful.
18 March 2018|
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Response from xperience1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there's ample parking space for visitors. They have security guards watching over vehicles and visitors, so I'm confident its safe
12 April 2017|
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Response from jamtulacz | Reviewed this property |
yes- was there in Jan 2018 and do accept card payments