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Kitale Museum

P.O.Box 1219, Kitale, Kenya
+254 54 30996
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Good place

The museum consists of the old artefacts which are good for preserving history. The natural forests... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2016
Kitale, Kenya
One stop culture and heritage

If you want to see the black mamba, puff adder,crocodiles and terrapins as well as experience the... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2016
Michelle O
Nairobi, Kenya
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Kitale museum is located at (233, 124) on the grid of Top Sheet 75/3. Kitale is in Trans-Nzoia district of the Rift Valley province. The museum is within the town about 1 km from the town center. The town itself is about 380 km from Nairobi the capital city. It lies Northwest of Nairobi.
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P.O.Box 1219, Kitale, Kenya
+254 54 30996
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

The museum consists of the old artefacts which are good for preserving history. The natural forests with baboon and birds is fantastic. crocodile and tortoise, python are enjoying to view.

Thank _mmtira
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

If you want to see the black mamba, puff adder,crocodiles and terrapins as well as experience the culture of the local luhya and Mandi people. This is the place to be. In the gallery one sees a variety of exhibits from numerous antelopes and evolution...More

1  Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Stuffy exhibition, the park is full of plastics, in the museum few relicts from ancient times, some animals, the wild monkeys they give once a day lollopops for a treat

Thank Jaap W
Reviewed 29 February 2016

Unless you are keen on insects that - colonel Stoneham certainly was and left his collection to the nation.

Thank hilarymunro
Reviewed 24 January 2016

it has big crocodiles and some snakes. You can see a traditional African houses, and a small musuem with a very nice guide.

Thank Sarazh
Reviewed 17 December 2015 via mobile

We visited the museum because we had a couple of hours to kill in Kitale. The main exhibit hall had some lackluster taxidermy, with the cheetah being a personal favorite. Some artifacts of cultural significance were on display, and several showcases were empty. The crocodile...More

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed 9 December 2015

Shame about the litter in the nature walk (no monkeys spotted). Biggest crocodile I've ever seen. Looked sad. Some good bits in the museum but often bizarre. Worth a trip but with low-ish expectations.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

The guide was knowledgeable and enthusiastic. Exhibits need a little more investment. Some were 'in storage', not on view.

Thank Judith H
Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

I was visiting in kitale and there was a No Compromise Event for New Years Eve! It was so fun! Plus they have this zoo on the same property and they have interesting animals!

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I used to go to the Kitale Museum so this was a nostalgia trip. There were a lot of exhibits missing; I was told there had been some thefts. The tortoise pen was still there, though, and the nature walk was nice.

1  Thank WorldTravels90
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