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Kisimu museum

Kisumu, Kenya
+254 710 803386
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the Heritage of splendour; The LUO

I personally learnt about my great tribe the LUO. The snake park was amazing and i could not help... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Kisumu, Kenya
Great little museum

We had a tour of the museum when in Kisumu and enjoyed the experience. The tour lasted about 2... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Abi M
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I personally learnt about my great tribe the LUO. The snake park was amazing and i could not help but admire the different types of fauna. Hadn't seen a tortoise as huge and old as such. Wanna see all this? Come with me to Kisumu's...More

Thank collins952
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We had a tour of the museum when in Kisumu and enjoyed the experience. The tour lasted about 2 hours, and covered some traditional aspects of Kenyan society mixed in with some animals. It is not an interactive museum with lots of bells and whistles,...More

Thank Abi M
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Fabulous day don't miss this. It is so much more than expected such as traditional dancers snakes artifacts and educational opportunities even a traditional village. The guides really know the history

Thank Glenda D
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A museum rich of Luo cultural facilities and documentary.The snake!!! OMG!!amazing though and environment is so cool and conducive for a cool visit, with friends and family. I enjoyed the visit

Thank Venecity
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Its small clasic african muzeum. Its interesting from history. Its with snake area and croccodile. Inside is small park for rest. Commission for Europien KN 400,- for east africanien 300,-. Included privat guide.

Thank Frantisek-Mourek
Reviewed 25 April 2017

There is a lot to learn from the museum like i learned about the threatened fish species in lake Victoria and then the ages dance troupe is pure entertainment.They'll get your ribs cracking and if they engage you in their dance,that's a memory that will...More

Thank Ray K
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The Kisumu museum show cases the culture of the luo people. Houses within a homestead are spatially located based on their inhabitants (notably the heirachy of the wives). Visit the homestead and probe the musuem staff for more information. There is a snake house and...More

Thank nabiebayoh
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I mostly liked this place because I'm into snakes, and it has the biggest rock python I've ever seen; also a huge Gabon viper (as well as mambas, puff adders, cobras, and rhinoceros-horned vipers). The first building is a natural history museum - very small,...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Very sleepy museum with a few dusty collections and a sparsely populated "aquarium". The highlight is the mock-up of a traditional Luo village behind the museum itself, which does include some interesting information on tribal life. However, you'd be better off spending your time wandering...More

Thank Global_Moseying
Reviewed 25 January 2017

All visitors in Kisumu are ought to peep in the museum to have a taste of this beautiful cultural documentation of the Luos

Thank enochnyambori
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