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Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences

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Expansive museum covering a wide variety of topics.

One of the three Natural Science museums I visited in my two weeks in Zimbabwe and Zambia, the... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
midway42
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Minnesota
Definitely worth a visit if you live in Zimbabwe

OK, it was 3 dollars for me, 1 for my child and the price is right, I think, for what you get. I... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2018
ulysses64
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Rome, Italy
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

Exploring the network of the museum and explore the rich history of Zimbabwe. From insects to king predators you will be amazed.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2018

One of the three Natural Science museums I visited in my two weeks in Zimbabwe and Zambia, the galleries found here cover a wide variety of topics from the beginnings of life to the evolution of man to a number of displays on the local...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

OK, it was 3 dollars for me, 1 for my child and the price is right, I think, for what you get. I don't know whether they are charging non residents more, though (in which case, yes, it would be expensive, as well as stupid)....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ulysses64
Reviewed 7 September 2017

I had an hour to kill between two meetings so opted to visit the museum. The foreigners admission fee is 10USD, which is on one-side quite expensive, on the other foreign funds are anyway desperately needed in this country, so it's OK. As everywhere in...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

a small museum but charge expensive admission and camera fees. majority od the displays are animals specimens

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank platinumSingapore
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Its a very nice place for history and nature lovers. Not much advertised, so many people do not know about this nice place. I liked the many species of Zimbabwean birds on display and the Shona village. I also learnt about the dinosaurs, sadly they...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 14 June 2017

An amazing museum. Had a blast there, and learned A LOT. Affordable prices and easy to get to from anywhere in downtown Harare.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Veronica F
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Originally opened in 1903, the Museum mainly focuses on archaeology and ethnography. A large area is devoted to human evolution with examples of tool making from the earliest times in the Stone Age with good assemblages of tools; rock art is displayed through the copies...More

Date of experience: January 2017
2  Thank hikwam
Reviewed 14 May 2016

For a natural history museum, it was descent although maybe not so scientific at times. Taxidermy was at least better than in the Maputo museum.. there were some nice fossils though and enjoyed the parts about early gold mining and late iron age Zimbabwe. A...More

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Darrah H
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is a place that you can not afford not visit when you are in Harare. A must visit place. Very ideal for the whole family.

Date of experience: March 2016
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