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Livingstone Museum & Memorial

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It’s Africa

I can’t understand the negative reviews on here , some people should get out of their cocoon a bit... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Phil H
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Great History & Need More Maintenance

as memorials of Dr. Livingstone present in several counties, this is my first one. the museum in... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Wilwa_Tikta
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

I can’t understand the negative reviews on here , some people should get out of their cocoon a bit more . The guide alone makes the visit worthwhile and it’s a very historic site . Ujiji itself is worth a look around as well ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phil H
Reviewed 18 August 2018

as memorials of Dr. Livingstone present in several counties, this is my first one. the museum in Kigoma offers great knowledge about Livingstone and slavery movement. the guide, an old man, really knows what he talks about, even knows every detail of date. he is...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Wilwa_Tikta
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The museum is ok, and informative, but not overwhelming, and when we went the toilet didn't flush. However, the real treat is the fairly elderly gentleman who tells you the history. Listen carefully as his English is heavily accented, but don't dare be distracted by...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

The famous 'Dr. Livingstone, I presume?' meeting place of Stanley and Livingstone. Very good guide who explained everything. Memorial to where they met and good interior centre with lots of details. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Ian K
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

The museum a is at the place where Livingstone and Stanley met under a mango tree. A guide tells you the story and afterwards there is few exponates about Livingstone and the region around Kigoma. Interesting, but the entrance fee is way too high.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Julia S
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Remembered our school days, when we were tought about the explorers in our country. And I was there in real.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank alkehf110
Reviewed 4 August 2017

How can you come to Ujiji (or Kigoma) and not see this place? I was moved to tears to stand on the very ground where Livingstone and Stanley met for the first time! The museum is limited but for those who read the history the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Peter M
Reviewed 21 June 2017

We spend 10 days in Kigoma and surroundings so we found the time to go to this museum. Especially because we learned a lot about slavery in the Zanzibar museum, we wanted to see this historic place and learn more. We learn definitely something, but...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 889liesd
Reviewed 21 April 2017

They've done a good job making this an interesting place to visit. I'm very interested in Livingstone, so of course I like it, but even my wife found it mildly entertaining.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 9 March 2017

The museum is simple but newly renovated. It makes a nice presentation of a very important history. And the guide, mzee, is fantastic!

Date of experience: March 2017
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Sorry I must have missed this. happy to help if I can. I am based in Mikindani where Livingstone stopped before heading up the Ruvuma River. i don't think Stanley came this way though...
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