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Excellent art gallery.

A beautiful work or architecture is only the beginning of this place. It is a bit of a tourist... read more

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Turtle H
Great selection of art and sculptures

We came here looking for souvenirs without all the hassle that you get in the Masai Market. It... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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The Cultural Heritage Centre established in the year 1994. Is the first of its kind in Africa dedicated towards exploring the rich treasures derived from African Culture. This family business is the result of culmination of hard work, unwavering...more
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Reviewed today

Hey guys i have been to this place several times and i bought soo many hand craft souvenir and they were real excellent and Affordable

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed yesterday

Quality merchandise, gifts, collectibles, Tanzanite. Huge selection, excellent service. No hassle either. A "must see" in Arusha.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kelley P
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review and enjoying our vast collection of souveniers, Art and Tanzanite jewellery. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed yesterday

A beautiful work or architecture is only the beginning of this place. It is a bit of a tourist trap but in the end the crafts are very good quality and the variety is impressive. The Art Gallery is worth a day, we actually returned...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Turtle H
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for the review. Your return visit says it all that you enjoyed your visit to Cultural Heritage. Glad you enjoyed the Art and Tanzanite jewellery. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice gift shop. Very big shop. I recomende them. You can buy a coffe too. Prices are like in Europe. The have nice toalete.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Bojana D
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for the review. You get very unique gifts and souveniers for all budgets here. Our prices are based on fair trade. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An architecturally significant buildng housing fine arts and crafts includes a treasure chest of a gift shop, picnic area, and a day of inspiration. My tour guide with Conservation Caravan Safaris knows many of the artists and staff making this a very personalized visit to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ready3113
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and highlighting our establishment. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here looking for souvenirs without all the hassle that you get in the Masai Market. It proved to be a great place to view some amazing artwork and sculptures from around Africa. It has more of a western style than other shops around...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank williamkenp
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and are glad you enjoyed hassle free shopping here in a more pleasant and secured environment. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit here. There is an interestingly-designed gallery with lots of variety and some nice souvenir-purchasing opportunities. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Imelda456
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for highlighting our establishment. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best art gallery and craft centre in Africa. I spent hours looking and the carvings, bronzes, jewellery and fabrics then spent 2 hours in the stunning Art Gallery. Next time I will hire a shipping container!! Number one attraction in Arusha Prof John

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Daktari62
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review and enjoying the centre. We ship goods all over the world by air and also containers to any destination in the world. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We really enjoyed visiting the cultural heritage center and the art gallery next door. We ended up with unique souvenirs that we didn't see in other shops. Budget at least 4 hours if you love art and marvelling at outstanding craftsmanship.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank naomithetraveler
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the reveiw. Cultural Heritage is the place for unique artifacts and superb carvings and sculptures with the finest craftsmanship. Glad you enjoyed the Art. Thank you for the visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful place to visit and get souvenirs especially on African Art work and painting..for travellers, its also ideal for a stop also for a drink and a meal though it can be abit on the pricier side. There's a man doing real size carvings...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank veckym
Cultural H, Manager at Cultural Heritage Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review. This is the place to get the real thrill and adventure of African Art. Thank you for the visit.

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mdgdc
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Response from Cultural H | Property representative |
Yes we do have them, you are most welcome to come and see them
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Response from UrsulaK | Reviewed this property |
It is free
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16 July 2017|
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Response from Cultural H | Property representative |
There is no entrance fees
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