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“Authentic village houses give idea of how people live”
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.
Chicago, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
168 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Authentic village houses give idea of how people live”
Reviewed 2 March 2014

We spent more than an hour here, walking around into all the different types of houses. Our guide explained things to us, but there are also English labels. If you're in Dar anyway, get a taxi out here and take a look around.

Visited January 2014
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  • 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 Region, Tanzania
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Excellent display of Tanzanian huts”
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Very nice and informal selection of local Tanzanian huts. When we were there it felt we were the only visitors and we read in the guidebook there should have been music and dncing but that didn't seem to happen.

Visited January 2014
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Thank Frances T
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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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1 Thank Travelindar1973
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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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Thank Morones
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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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Thank Dave J
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