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Nairobi National Museum

Museum Hill, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
+254 20 3741641
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Museum Hill, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I have visited Nairobi National Museum this is really nice place the things in modern as well as old age they have in this mesuem

Thank Aizaz N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Delightfully accessible educational asset in central Nairobi with lots of snakes including big ones to hold as well as crocs and outdoor gardens lots of exhibits both artistic and the whole history from pre colonial until post independence with inclusive guided tour from knowledgeable and...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was one of very many times I have visited the Nairobi national museum. There are several galleries of interest. If you start on the left side of the reception, you will begin with the artwork galleries. The bird of Kenya/east africa gallery is amazing...More

Thank Martin_Wahogo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful museum about the history of man and Kenya in general. The millions of year old skeletons were a particular highlight along with the snake park. Go on a weekend to avoid the traffic and best to walk around at your on pace, everything is...More

Thank Fergmcl
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our slow meander through the museum. it was impressively laid out and informative. There were many students visiting the museum with their teachers - different ages; different schools; different uniforms. We had lunch at the museum's cafe. it was delicious and reasonably priced.

Thank lynnP1113XD
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dedicated to Kenya's history, it's really interesting, we also saw the snakes gallery!! We missed the art gallery due to the lack of time, but it seemed fascinating

Thank garazi_oar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a bit pricey for non residents if youre on a budget and you will need a cab to get there, but there are some great stories and objects and huge animals (stuffed) to look at, and the birds are extraordinary and amazing, and where else...More

Thank mrsP7741
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great exhibitions, very educative, a great journey through Kenyan and East African history. The cocodriles and snakes section is really old and kind of sad (I felt really bad about the animals),there are no guards and I saw several visitors bothering the crocodiles. The restaurant...More

Thank Andrea M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The National Museum of Kenya really is worth a trip especially for its artefact collection. Take your time to immerse yourself in hundreds of years of traditional plant and animal use!

Thank Raiber
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Nairobi Museum has a great natural history collection and does some great art exhibitions. However as the National museum it is a bit lack lustre. I was a bit put off that we were kicked out of a gallery so the cleaners could do...More

Thank Anita O
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Birg
Does the museum accept credit/debit cards for entrance payment ?
12 April 2017|
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Response from PappyManson | Reviewed this property |
The shops and the restaurants do take all types of credit cards.
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souced
How much is entrance fee
2 September 2016|
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Response from Anna B | Reviewed this property |
Standard KWS cost is ksh 600 for a local, ksh 1200 for a resident (a foreigner with valid kenyan residence) and ksh 1800 for a tourist. For any extra activity i.e guided tour, you may be charged more For confirnation, check... More
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Colourqueen
Hi , Do we need to book for the Nairobi museum beforehand? Or can we just get tickets when we arrive? Thanks DONNA
22 February 2016|
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Response from Nadina Y | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to book beforehand, we just walked up and bought tickets. That was our experience anyways.
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