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Malindi Museum

P.O.Box 939, Malindi, Kenya
+254 42 31479
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Good value, but not very well maintained.

I stopped by the museum on my way from the Vasco da Gama pillar. I expected some details about the... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2016
Maddie Y
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
if you learn to appretiate the past,then the future belongs to you.

@Vasco da Gama pillar,you learn a lot from13th century.Located along the coastline means you can... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2016
Hezron M
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Mombasa, Kenya
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2 Aug 2016
“Good value, but not very well maintained.”
30 May 2016
“if you learn to appretiate the past,then the future belongs to you.”
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P.O.Box 939, Malindi, Kenya
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+254 42 31479
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I stopped by the museum on my way from the Vasco da Gama pillar. I expected some details about the history of the town but was utterly disappointed to find that the entire museum display was dedicated to a rare fish( coelecanth).

Thank Maddie Y
Reviewed 30 May 2016

@Vasco da Gama pillar,you learn a lot from13th century.Located along the coastline means you can have an excursion and enjoy a hot afternoon.There is actual evidence about the historical town and you can have a glance of some items at the museum.

Thank Hezron M
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The museum is part of a circuit of four Malindi attractions: apart from the main museum there is the Vasco da Gama pillar, the Portugese chapel, and the House of Columns. While the ticket to all these is very good value, and good and knowledgeable...More

Thank Emma E
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

The small 2 room museum is not worth the stop really. But the entry includes entry to the point as well and that was nice to see with a great breeze. It enabled a walk but not well maintained

Thank Newnhamp
Reviewed 8 December 2015

A small two-roomed museum (although it has a library on the upper floor which opens only during weekdays). It has a display of a particular type of fish, and some history of the fish (I can't remember the name, but it was said to be...More

Thank Moronge O
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The museum has only two rooms... there is only few to see, but the we must evaluate the efforts of Malindi to show something to the visitors. The entrance is free if you have a ticket from Vasco da Gama Pillar.

1  Thank Lunack
Reviewed 11 August 2015

The Museum has now shifted. Nice place to visit and listen to your guide all about the different artifacts and how things were used a long long time back. The Vasco Da Gama Pillar. Portuguese Church Museum and the Falconry all can be done within...More

Thank DinmeherBunshah
Reviewed 23 March 2015

When visiting Vasco da Gama pillar does the entrance ticket there also include a visit to the Malindi Museum. Lots of artefacts, maps and generally a lesson in the history of this part of East Africa before the modern day colonialists came and conquered and...More

Thank Safariafficionado
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Mainly preserves the culture of Malindi and environs and goes more than five centuries back. A very good visit when in Malindi. The ticket allows you to visit three other places: Vasco Da Gama pillar, 400-year-old Portuguese Chapel and the Column House. Makes a complete...More

Thank Favoured J
Reviewed 12 August 2014

As a European, who has been brought up with the priciple that there should be any discrimination, i did not visit the museum when i discovered that there are different prices, depending on where you come from. Africans pay less, put it negatively, mzungus have...More

1  Thank Chris C
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