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The Cultural Heritage Centre established in the year 1994. Is the first of its kind in Africa dedicated towards exploring the rich treasures derived from African Culture. This family business is the result of culmination of hard work, unwavering...more
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Arusha-Dodoma Road, Arusha, Tanzania
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Reviewed yesterday

There is some incredible art and sculptures displayed in this pretty cool art gallery, but who are they kidding about the price tag!!?! I like art, a lot! I've looked at art in a lot of galleries. Some of the art here had price tags...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dickydooda
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Cultural Heritage Centre is a must see. Their prices are great and fair on all of their merchandise. Their tanzanite is the best and fairest prices of anywhere. We bring all of our friends here. They are doing so much to enrich the African...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review and highlighting our establishment. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 3 days ago

Great place for Tanzanite as well as any gift you want to bring back for your family and friends. The wrap everything up for you so you don't have to worry about it breaking in your luggage on the way home

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank laurie m
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review. it is a one stop shopping centre - you can buy the most glamorous Tanzanite jewellery, African handicrafts, clothing, spices and exclusive souveniers. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The outside is interesting but the inside is fascinating. It’s a massive building with a spiraling walkway around the perimeter with “rooms” filled with themed artwork. The building itself is interesting and the artwork was diverse and of very good quality. On the grounds there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank vicriver
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for the review. Your wonderful experience says it all. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice shopping center with clean stores and coffee shop & restaurant. Clothing, wood carvings, tanzanite, etc.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jbhale73
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review and visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place! There is so much detail and work that has been put into this museum; it is quite incredible! Definitely worth spending a few hours here!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank meganvogt
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for highlighting our establishment and enjoying the Art.

Reviewed 1 week ago

The cultural heritage center has amazing art inside the big round building! There are also lots of little stores around to buy little gifts from TZ.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank emilyabroadbent
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and enjoying the art. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It takes a little effort to get there by taxi it’s not expensive and the cultural heritage centre itself is free entry. There are quality boutique shops but also the art gallery itself. The collection is quite stunning and building itself is a pleasure to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank stefan33king
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the visit and enjoying our boutique shops and the Art Gallery.

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun place to visit, but the owners will not bargain. So that I don't go further than that, just suffice it to say that they won't budge. I tried. You can get identical souvenirs elsewhere for a fraction of the price. Now,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank flybummedia
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Client, Thank you for your review. We believe in the best quality with fair prices hence the prices are fixed. If you did not enjoy that experience we are sorry but we feel our Artisan to get their fair price and yes we have...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this amazing art gallery/store. One of my friends bought a beautiful Tanzanite ring. You can buy coffee, wood carvings, belts and just about anything you desire. Friendly staff and a good restaurant. They are building a new Jane Goodall museum in the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and highlighting our establishment. Thank you for the visit.

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mdgdc
29 December 2017|
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Response from Cultural H | Property representative |
Yes we do have them, you are most welcome to come and see them
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Alice K
5 November 2017|
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Response from UrsulaK | Reviewed this property |
It is free
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Banka L
16 July 2017|
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Response from Cultural H | Property representative |
There is no entrance fees
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