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Lamu Museum

P.O.Box 48, Lamu Island, Kenya
+254 42 633073
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Lamu museum

Interesting museum, describing the old history of Lamu. The museum is situated in the middle of the... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2015
Sidney P
,
London
amazing history

So much history and culture retained in this museum. The roof top gives a great view of the town... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
Essie M
,
Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good37%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Fun, local museum”
22 Dec 2016
“Back in time”
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P.O.Box 48, Lamu Island, Kenya
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+254 42 633073
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Reviewed 8 July 2015

Interesting museum, describing the old history of Lamu. The museum is situated in the middle of the old Lamu town?

Thank Sidney P
Reviewed 5 July 2015

So much history and culture retained in this museum. The roof top gives a great view of the town. There is an entrance fee based on residency. Guides are available.

Thank Essie M
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

This is one of the best museums I've been to in Kenya. Very well laid out and we had a great guide provided by the museum. The entry fee is not so bad but I wish they had informed us it could also be used...More

Thank Timkut68
Reviewed 25 March 2015

Its not as any other museum. Most of the time it will be only you or with few other tourist. You will enjoy and spend great time learn about Lamu and its dense culture.

Thank chuu143
Reviewed 22 February 2015

We had a brilliant guide who was passionate about the topics he was talking about. We learnt alot about the settling of Lamu and how life was/is. Fascinating to hear about the fishing trade and the customs. Well worth a visit, even if you are...More

Thank Twiga64
Reviewed 26 January 2015

A great collection of history and culture in the Museum. Worth a visit for first timers in Lamu. The museum is small but well spaced out. Take a guided tour if you can it adds to the experience.

1  Thank Shushee
Reviewed 25 December 2014

A good place to visit and include Lamu Fort also, 1-2 hours suffices, a UNESCO heritage site, well managed and preserved indeed by the dedicated team!

1  Thank Aneel M
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We arrived ready to go around on our own and rolling our eyes a bit at the inevitable person who wanted to give us a tour. We grudgingly let him - and were so glad he did. He had a real passion for the place...More

1  Thank RLandPTandt
Reviewed 4 September 2014

Well done.Give you a real and precise picture of the Swahili Culture and Arab influence in the area.

1  Thank 770Emmanuel
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We found our visit to this museum/house very, very interesting and definitely worth seeing both architecturally and historically.

1  Thank Sharon M
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