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Address: Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
Phone Number:
260/3/32-4428
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This popular museum contains Zambia’s oldest collection of fascinating...

This popular museum contains Zambia’s oldest collection of fascinating samples from the area’s prehistory, as well as photographs, musical instruments and memorabilia belonging to Livingstone, the first white man to view Victoria Falls.

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Well worth US$5!

The initial impression when entering is that there isn't much to see, but the museum is a bit Tardis-like; it goes on and on! Sure it needs some TLC, but the exhibits themselves... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Charentay, France
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Charentay, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The initial impression when entering is that there isn't much to see, but the museum is a bit Tardis-like; it goes on and on! Sure it needs some TLC, but the exhibits themselves are standing the test of time reasonably well. History through the colonisation period is recorded without fear or favour and has not been manipulated as in some... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very informative trip through the history of Zambia the people and culture and how it all linked together with David Livingstone and his find of the Victoria Falls. A very nice 3d depiction of life in Zambia.

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Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Its ok......an interesting diversion from the normal in Livingstone. Was a bit amused that there was a Volkswagen Beatle on display....thought these were modern. Nothing to write home about though.

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Thank Guilfybear
Rockville Centre, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a NYer we can be a little biased on museums. As a museum in small town Livingstone, Zambia it is great. Remember its about Livingstone Zambia not Dr Livingstone, but there is a section about him. Great info on history and culture of this amazing part of the world. Dont miss it. See it early in your stay in... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I enjoyed walking the museum for a couple hours and reading all of the info. Very nice artifacts and materials for everyone to see. The small gift shop was super expensive so just go down the street to the craft markets. Museum was very inexpensive and was a good time.

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Thank Lrayscott
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is a very organized and properly maintained museum. It is clean and the staff are very accommodating and friendly. The guides are also not boring and very knowledgeable on the history and details of all the exhibits.

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Thank Dring D
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

We toured the museum located in the centre of Livingstone on a rainy day! Well laid out with lots of interesting exhibits! Many artefacts on David Livingstone!!!!

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Thank Tracey W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

I really like this place. Have been here on every one of my visits to Vic Falls (now 4 times). Museum has an eclectic mix of exhibits and of high interest to historians, zoology and anthropology types. Display of significant ceremonies over lifetimes is full of quirky items.

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Thank Allan H
India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The museum curates David Livingston artifacts the discoverer of the Mighty Victoria falls. There is just so much to see!

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

If you need a break for hiking the Falls, schedule a stop at the Livingston Museum. This is a little gem right int he middle of Livingstone. It contains some marvelous artifacts of the great explorer (his coat and hat) as well as a wonderful history of the area's natives.

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