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A Place To Reflect on Africa's Hidden Treasures

Although this place is also referred to as the Murumbi Gallery, there is much more than the art... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Murigi W
Molo, Kenya.
The place to be

if you are looking for a place to walk in and witness history that you never knew, this is the... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Mollent O
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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Although this place is also referred to as the Murumbi Gallery, there is much more than the art treasures collected by the late once Kenya's vice president. These includes art for sale with prices ranging from as low as Ksh. 6000 to over a hundred...More

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Reviewed 26 May 2018

if you are looking for a place to walk in and witness history that you never knew, this is the place. I got to learn a few new stuff that i didn`t know. Someday i`ll tell the world what my country is all about

Thank Mollent O
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

A small but very enjoyable museum with a variety of African craft and paintings including many for sale.

Thank sdmmb
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing local artists sets the scenery of Nairobi and Kenya. You can live through the artists eyes for a good hour.

Thank tsareviews
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went to this gallery before going to African Heritage House and this proved invaluable as it houses the Joseph Murumbi collection of African art. His wife Shiela was the co-founder of African Heritage House with Alan Donovan, so it provides a good foundation of...More

1  Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 10 July 2017

In this historic building is the Nairobi Gallery - but it is more of a museum than an art gallery. The art gallery is a small room. Interestingly, in the other 6 or so rooms are a treasure trove of collections, not just of Kenya,...More

2  Thank Redbackspider
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Nairobi Gallery is a wonderful exhibition spot in the heart of Nairobi. Not a large museum, but a nice collection of art and historic artifacts. A great place for a short visit and to escape the bustle of Nairobi.

1  Thank MARTINKalfatovic
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a fantastic little museum, located at the heart of Nairobi (at the intersection of Kenyatta and Uhuru Aves.) It is a small, historic octagonal building with galleries located off the central hub. It is an absolutely lovely building that houses the Murumbi collection...More

1  Thank Mark H
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This GEM is very accessible, secure parking and compact. that deceived us into thinking we would not need too much time boy were we wrong, you need a morning when you are fresh. so much history. Amos, the guide is very knowledgeable. when we got...More

Thank Rhoda M
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Amos took wonderful care giving us a tour of the African Heritage House in Nairobi. His knowledge of the artifacts, customs and cosmologies of the cultures and the ways that assisted in producing the ritual pieces was just what we wanted! Amos also took us...More

Thank Billy J
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