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“Tanzanian culture”
Review of Village Museum

Village Museum
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Owner description: Traditional dance, farming methods and homesteads are on display at this open-air living museum.
Lusaka Province, Zambia
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Tanzanian culture”
Reviewed 16 February 2014

Nice museum, learned interesting facts on tanzanian culture and life style. Would have been nice to have a guide who could elaborate more... definitely a venue where you can take tourists while in Dar es Salaam.

Visited November 2013
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Worth a visit”
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Small but interesting outdoor museum. Learned a lot. Great local artists work there (excellent paintings at very good prices). There is also Ngoma dancing on certain days of the week.

Visited July 2013
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Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
281 reviews
149 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“not a lot to see”
Reviewed 31 October 2013

think it wrong time as so much was blocked off as they where re organizing everything hope next time will be better

Visited November 2012
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Manassas, Virginia
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Houses of Tanzania”
Reviewed 27 September 2013

An outdoor museum of traditional buildings of Tanzania. The personal guide was essential, as they explain the different buildings and the culture of the tribes represented by the buildings. Guides are available at the entrance. Very interesting and good to see the preservation of the different ways of life in villages.

Visited July 2013
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Istanbul, Turkey
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Village Museum”
Reviewed 18 September 2013

If you have time, you can visit this interesting village museum. While you are in Dar Es Salaam, there isn't so many weekend and daily activities. Therefore you can spend approxiametly 2 hours in this village. You can inspire some tips of African villages. Also, you can watch a traditional dance in this village. The dancers were so dedicated on their dances. It was intersting.

Visited August 2013
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