We stopped at the Olduvai Museum for a rest in our drive from Ngorongoro Crater to the Serengeti. It was clean and a nice place to rest and eat our box lunch. The guide was hard to understand. The museum was not as exciting as...More
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We made a planned lunch stop here on the way to N'gorongoro Crater. This is really an iconic place of anthropological history that I wanted to see on our trip thru TZ. It's situated on a cliff beside the gorge and we listened to a...More
If you're like me - a biology teacher with an interest in paleoanthropology - a visit to Olduvai Gorge is a must during a visit to northern Tanzania. We were very fortunate to visit soon after the new museum had opened, but one of the...More
The story-tellers are easy to understand and help bring the entire area to life! Excellent new tourist facilities.
Interesting geologic site where first hominids were found. There is a museum on site and a guide tells you about the four layers of earth in the gorge.
Loved it to bits! History, cradle of humankind, museum, the great outdoors- and I was given a puppy by the guide! Sadly, my husband made me give Lucy (of course I called her Lucy!) back, so I found an old bone as souvenir instead. Kidding....More
We had visited the Oludvai Museum & we then proceeded to the on site museum in the Olduvai Gorge area. A surreal feeling to be standing in the area where so many significant discoveries were made by Mary & David Leaky. If you have time,...More
This area has a very good museum that is still expanding. This is the area where the Leaky's did there research on hominids and human evolution.
We stayed here for 2 nights. Did walks with the local Maasai guides, watched the sunset and drank in the wonderful views of the expanse of Africa.