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Peace Memorial Museum (Beit el Amani)

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Would have been a good self guided tour.

This is a single building with historical items from the history of Zanzibar. Everything was... read more

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Susan E
Lena, Illinois
Worth a look if you come by

The peace Memorial is a fine building (style wise, I think I'd class it colonial Art Deco... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
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  • Average34%
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  • Terrible3%
12 Jan 2018
“Would have been a good self guided tour.”
4 Apr 2017
“Worth a look if you come by”
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Creek Rd, Stone Town, Zanzibar City, Tanzania
+255 24 223 0342
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

This is a single building with historical items from the history of Zanzibar. Everything was labeled so that we could have read things for our selves. Our guide felt that he had to explain everything and it was unnecessary,

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The peace Memorial is a fine building (style wise, I think I'd class it colonial Art Deco), intended to commemorate the end of the First World War (that definitely touched Zanzibar). However, nothing is left from the building's original contents. From other reviews I find...More

1  Thank Yoc11
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This is a small museum/exhibition of local artifacts, old tools, few paintings etc. Everything is written in English and was informative in a fairly limited way. The entrance fee included entrance to the next door natural history museum. By western standards this was a pretty...More

Thank JudyBristol
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The building is absolutely beautiful and if you are walking by it is worth it to check out the Peace Memorial Museum. However, when we were here June 2015 it was definitely a work in progress. Hopefully, the exhibits will become more organised in the...More

Thank Alesha P
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This small building is opposite Stonetown's hospital and we found serenity and cool inside compared to the jostling local roadway. Excellent layout of local Arts and Crafts.

1  Thank JudyG53
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Loved this and had an incredible guide who really explained the history which made it so much more memorable.

1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed 17 July 2016

A visit to the museum would.make for an enlightening family trips or just a casual one with friends. Take a look at the dwarf impala that cauhht my eye. And the different type of coral reef on the island

Thank Suleiman S
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Never been inside but it is truly a beautiful building to walk around - the architecture is amazingly beautiful, in my view ! Worth a short walk in that area and also get to see the High Courts & Mnazi Moja Hospital which is an...More

Thank Roho Safi n
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This should be a place to find the collection of Zanzibar culture. But with only 10 minutes walk around inside you'll bored. there's a lot of display congested on one area with less word to explain. No guider to guide you through the museum, just...More

1  Thank Josiah T
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Nothing much to see and very disappointing. Looks like they put stuff just for the sake of it and all meaningless.

Thank Zeezad
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