Set within lush botanical gardens, Nairobi National Museum presents a rich and varied collection of natural history. Immerse yourself in ethnological and archaeological displays charting the history of Kenya, alongside in-depth ornithological taxidermy collections. Established in 1910, the museum underwent considerable renovation in 2005 to include shopping facilities and a welcoming cafe. Check out the Kenyan art collection and outdoor sculptures scattered across the verdant grounds. Personal guided tours in English are available. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Nairobi National Museum by using our Nairobi trip planner.
Nairobi National Museum reviews
This museum packs a whole lot so clear your morning or afternoon and soak it all up! I would advise doing the “Nairobi Historical Walking Tour” prior to visiting the museum because the tour sets the..... more »
Having been to Kenya a few times I thought the museum would be a perfect fit. It is 2020, Dec & there are almost no people there! We had a guide who was VERY informative & knowledgeable. The museum... more »
Splendid timeless pieces of art. Nice place for a family outing. Inhouse restaurant that serves all drinks and meals. Great renovation on the museum hall. The Aquarium is superb. The snake park could use a little touch up though.
Small museum with reasonably well curated exhibits on the origins of mankind and Kenya. As a tourist, one can get a good understanding of the history and cultures of Kenya. Also attached to museum is a snake and reptile park that is worth a quick stroll through.
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