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The building itself is of the highest standard, and a great example of early 20th century British colonial architecture.
You will need to pay a fee to enter. Unfortunately the collection for the museum is somewhat small, and not unlike that you'd find at Nairobi...More
Although not as big as I expected, the National Archives has an interesting collection of Kenyan and other African countries' artifacts, cultural objects, historical pictures, and so on. The place is a bit run-down (especially the toilets), but given that it's not so expensive (200...More
Maybe for Kenyans who never experienced a better museum this can be interesting but for anyone else it would be a waste of time and money. The collections are small and not well maintained. It's past glory really.
This is one of Nairobi's hidden gems because for residents, it's right there in your face but few ever notice it. The place is steeped in historic artefacts from Kenya's history as well as a few pieces from other parts of the African continent. Suffice...More
a pretty gem in the middle of nairobi. a large building with artefacts and pictures. walking around alone is interesting but two guides joined me and showed me around . would highly recommend as the guides made it fun. Oliver showed me around and I...More
Interesting little place right in the heart of the Nairobi CBD.
Small but with a fair range of items however it would benefit from better lighting as many of the showcase lights were broken making it difficult to see what was inside clearly.
A great museum, well curated and full of great stories. Covers people who have been significant in the formation of Kenya, the good, the bad and the ugly! Great stamp collection covers Livingston’s trip across Africa too. Thoroughly enjoyed.
I enjoyed the Archives much more than the Museum. It had lots of African art, furniture and some excellent modern art, all together with newspaper cuttings and details of history. I got there at the end of the day and 45 minutes before closing time....More