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Kandt House Natural History Museum

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Museum in the city

Located on the west side of the city, slightly downhill from the commercial area. It offers a great... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Evanston, Illinois
Interesting but avoid "house tour"

This is a nice little museum that will give you an interesting perspective on the history of... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friend and I decided to walk to this place from our hotel. First, the pin location in trip advisor is wrong, it is farther down KN 2. When we finally made it the price to get in was saltine two one price fir the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

This gave me a background to the history of Rwanda. I did have a guide who read *every* notice board throughout the whole museum which I could have done without.... She was very sweet and I didn't want to be rude but it could have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018

Located on the west side of the city, slightly downhill from the commercial area. It offers a great artifacts based on its natural resources of Rwanda

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

This is a nice little museum that will give you an interesting perspective on the history of Rwanda: people, food, tribes etc. Most if not all is structured around photographs. For some reason, we were told that we had to be accompanied by a guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kbr88
Reviewed 5 September 2018

Brief but well laid out museum covering the early colonial times in Rwanda - good background to understand the full history and context of the country.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CoenCV
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Kandt House Museum on the last day of our 2 week Rwanda your. Found our visit extremely informative, the photo collection and history in this museum answered many questions I was wondering about when travelling around. We had an excellent tour guide and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ShelleyM1316
Reviewed 19 July 2018

The museum talks about Rwanda period when European were subdividing Africa at their ease, Rwanda becoming a German colony till the end of 1st world war. You will discover how Rwabugili met a German explorer and how Germany established herself while discovering the source of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Kandt House Museum (former Natural History Musum) showcases Rwandan History before, during and after colonial period.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 June 2018

This is a small history museum hosted in the house of a German explorer, Richard Kandt. The museum consists of a collection of photographs, maps, a few artifacts and other items which present Rwanda's pre-colonial and colonial history. The displays have information both in Kinyarwanda...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Carmen194
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Recently, the museum has become a history museum with a permanent exhibit. Our privately guided tour took about about an hour and a half and provided a thorough overview of Rwanda's history from precolonial days through WWI. Our guide was happy to answer questions and...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Relyeas3
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29 October 2017|
Response from Gesmi2017 | Reviewed this property |
You would need to approach the Museum directly for that. I was simply a visitor.