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Karen Blixen Museum

Karen Rd | Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
+254 20 8002139
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This is the beautiful farmhouse where Karen Blixen, author of Out of Africa, lived between 1914 and 1931, until she left Kenya after a series of personal tragedies.
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Karen Rd | Langata, Nairobi, Kenya
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you are passionate of her story you can't miss this place! If you are not just go and take the opportunity to touch a piece of story! The house and the yard is still so vibrant of her presence and the tour guide (included...More

1  Thank Chiarafly C
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Reviewed 4 days ago

If you want to learn about the history of KENYA. You should start here. Very informative and good history of KAREN BLIXEN.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You will get a guide and they will tell you everything about every object in the house. The house is very well maintained and has an absolutely beautiful and lush garden. You really get back in time. It was very interesting to hear what the...More

Thank Marguerite K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The best thing about this place is you get to learn ot ony about the out africa author Karen Blixen but also the social scene of 1900s and relations of the locals and the british cllonialists then..

1  Thank Rosebellkenyasafaris
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little bungalow from the past carries a lot of secrets with it. One can feel and smell its past as they are guided through the rooms, especially if you watched 'Out of Africa'! There is a lot of rich history associated with the house...More

Thank Jackson M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You learn about the life of Karen Blixen and see a house she lived in. The entrance fee includes a guided tour. The nature walk at the end of the tour is very pretty.

Thank Steveh3Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So we did a tour that included a visit to the Karen Blixen museum. While the house is interesting, I felt the fee being charged was on the higher side considering that the Elephant orphanage charges much less and offers such a superb experience.

Thank andrewchenn79
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An enchanting tour of the home of Karen Blixen, coffee plantation owner and author of Out of Africa. Immaculate grounds, and the tour guide shared many intriguing facts of Karen, her life and struggles living in Kenya. The grounds has a gift shop where you...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped into the Karen Blixen Museum and learned a lot about this amazing woman. This is a much different picture than the one depicted in the movie Out of Africa. I found the guide friendly and engaging. You do have to pay to enter/see the...More

1  Thank Jeff D
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in Nairobi, this is must see place. Amazing place, very polite guides and story about extraordinary woman. Excellent place to hear a little bit more about Kenya's history.

Thank mmarijat
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suejeffery2018
1 May 2018|
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Response from somanyfoods | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you contact the museum for specific hours of operation
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daisyznite
6 April 2017|
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Response from smwelu | Property representative |
Yes it is.
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Deb W
21 July 2016|
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Response from smwelu | Property representative |
No you don't need tickets in advance. Enjoy your visit
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