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Ive got plenty of time here in Dar, So I wanted to see the Tanzanian National Museum.
I went on a weekday and practically had the place to my self.
Its interesting in its coverage of 'the cradle of Early Man', detailing the first remains...More
The museum is a little jaded and could do with some tender loving care. Some of the exhibitions are informative with the most engaging ones being about the evolution of man. The exhibitions on slavery could be more informative perhaps by using a timeline and...More
This is a good place to pass an hour if you are interested in the history of the place you are visiting. The museum gives you the national narrative from the past 150 years - slave trade, agriculture, British, Germans, independence led by TANU/Nyerere -...More
I have visited the museum on more than one occasion. It is a good place to go if you have just arrived in Dar es Salaam and it gives you a feel for the history of the city and of Tanzania. However, you can probably...More
From outside the National Museum appears to be large but the museum exhibits cover only a few rooms. There is information on human evolution with skulls and bone fragments found in Tanzania. Historical exhibits refer to slavery, German occupation until end of WWI, British occupation...More
Good place to get a profound knowledge of Tanzania's (Tanganyika & Zanzibar) deep history. I think that this musuem needs more on display though. There was an entire building (the arts & culture wing I think) that was under renovation when I visited so that...More
If you like museums, and have an hour or two to indulge, then it is worth the time.
A museum of modest size, and items and displays that you probably won't find elsewhere. There is also a memorial to the Nairobi and Dar es Salaam...More
Tanzania has such an amazing sociological, archeological, political and cultural history, it's unfortunate the National Museum is not putting it on full display. I would recommend that you go to this museum because it is where you will get the best snapshot of the history....More
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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
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 for specifics.