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Uganda Museum

5-7 Kira Road | POB 365, Kampala, Uganda
+256 (41) 244 060
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Full-Day City Tour of Kampala
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Though larger and more diverse collections are housed elsewhere, the hands-on traditional drums and other musical instruments are the highlight of this modest collection.
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  • Poor17%
  • Terrible4%
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5-7 Kira Road | POB 365, Kampala, Uganda
+256 (41) 244 060
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Uganda museum is one of the great place to visit while in Kampala it has The Who history of Uganda!!

Thank Arthur F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This museum is a bit outdated and has not been kept up since it was constructed in 1962. Many displays lack proper lighting so expect to use your phone's flashlight in order to see inside the cases. The most interesting part of the museum was...More

Thank Arya07
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was preparing for hosting some clients from my home country, took this as a spot in their trip, a local guide showed me througg the museum, history learned about the capital and the history of the country, very informing experience.

Thank Jass R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a guide who showed us round, played the instruments and gave us a lot of information and interesting facts about the country. Tour took about about an hour - you show your own 'appreciation' by deciding a fair amount to pay. We really...More

Thank MichaelaH-H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We explored the museum in half an hour, I wouldn't recommend going there really. It's a bit outdated and there's not that much to see. It cost only 5000 shillings however, so if you really like museums and history you could give it a try...More

Thank Eefje V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The national museum of Uganda is very small but interesting. I am impressed to see there the historic vehicle which was used by the Muslim president Idiamin. I have seen Xylophone first time there. And i revealed the stone age of Ugandan History to visiting...More

Thank Salahuddin H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is very interesting, especially for the rooms that present the ocal tribes and their customs

Thank belloviaggiare2013
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Very worth getting a guide, who will make the exhibitions alive for you. Check out the traditional huts outside.

Thank christyransom
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The museum was typically fascinating as such establishments are. The fee is not too expensive and the tour through Uganda's colonial history, political legacy, cultural artifacts and a special exhibition on petroleum easily took two hours to complete. It was a tad disappointing that the...More

Thank Victoria N
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Interesting, if sparse offerings. Also, much too dark inside to appreciate some of the displays. Occasionally they host other events in the empty rooms nearby. A must if you're in Kampala.

Thank Koritsaki
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