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We chaperoned a group of school children for a field trip. It was informative and interesting. A... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
herbschool
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Portland, Oregon
Need renovation

Tanzania has an amazing history. Millions and millions of years of history and they don't show it... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
edupc
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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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This natural history museum exhibits numerous bones and other fossilized remains, including a cast of one family’s footprint trail left in volcanic ash over 3.5 million years ago.
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Reviewed 5 days ago

After booked Dar es salaam City Tour with Halisi Adventures we spent 2 hours in this museum is well worth a visit, We learned a lot about Tanzanian history, art and culture. Well written texts! worth a visit. Our guide Brighton was an excellent guide,friendly,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the Tanzania National Museum and a must visit especially for those who wants to get ahead of their experience in Tanzania. Yet it still needs more work in adding more information about Tanzania, add more guides and provide more visual aids. I would...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2018

We chaperoned a group of school children for a field trip. It was informative and interesting. A smallish, not spectacular museum, but we learned a few new things and the staff was helpful and willing to answer questions. Worth a visit if you find yourself...More

Thank herbschool
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I visited 5/6/18 around 10am. I was the only visitor in the museum. In fact, despite the museum opening at 9:30, the guides were not even there when I arrived. While large from the outside, the museum is contained to just a few rooms. There...More

Thank Rebecca A
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Tanzania has an amazing history. Millions and millions of years of history and they don't show it at the museum. Recent history of the country is explained based on old and low quality pictures. Objects and the building are in poor condition. Need renovation!

1  Thank edupc
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Would recommend visiting this museum. It isn’t so large that you can spend hours there so you should finish relatively soon, but ticket prices are very reasonable and there is a lot of interesting articles and information about Tanzania and its history. Beautiful courtyard and...More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The visit to this museum should take a maximum of 1 hour... it feels a little haphazard ...my highlights were the huge old tree in the back and the 4 vintage cars used by the founding president ..

Thank Lena K
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Just like any other place nothing much to offer but it’s okay place. Was visited with friends and had okay time

Thank assham
Reviewed 21 January 2018

The National Museum and House of Cultures is the largest museum in the country. Within the museum are exhibitions of archaeology, biology, ethnography, history and arts. It’s a large museum and has a modest entrance fee. It also has a gift shop. You can get...More

Thank PKDenton
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

This museum has several interesting collections, but no central theme. The collection of vehicles driven my the presidents is interesting, but I’m not sure how it connects to the other exhibits. Still, an early 1900’s Rolls Royce is cool to see. There are no directions...More

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Response from herbschool | Reviewed this property |
As far as I know, there were no issues for our group. We had 24 children (ages 10 to 17), 1 baby and 7 adults. Perhaps no animals are allowed, as I didn't see any there. I would recommend you check directly with the museum... More
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I don't remember really well, but something between 3.000 and 6.000 shillings/person.
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Yes it is, from 8am to 5pm if I'm not mistaken and it's not that expensive for foreigners
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