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Natural History Museum

Features Animals
Praca Travessia do Zambeze 104, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 21 485 401
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Low entry cost but not too much here

The entry fee is MTM50. There are some displays downstairs of African animals which are dusty and... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2017
Our kids love this place

We live in town and since our kids are growing at a fast rate we tend to visit Natural History... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
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Praca Travessia do Zambeze 104, Maputo 1100, Mozambique
+258 21 485 401
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The entry fee is MTM50. There are some displays downstairs of African animals which are dusty and old. Upstairs there are a few other exhibits. It was OK but not a must see.

Thank wombatdavid
Reviewed 17 September 2017

We live in town and since our kids are growing at a fast rate we tend to visit Natural History Museum at least once a year. Each year they learn and see something different. It is interesting to see how fast they learn and these...More

Thank Frederico V
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Although the interior is not very interesting, with just a couple of rooms with stuffed animals, the architecture of the building is impressive.

Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Mildly Interesting Museum on 2 Floors of A Victorian Mansion. The Main Floor features a Large Life-sized Display of Wildlife. Don't Miss the Display Illustrating Elephant Development (in a Back Corner). Upstairs are Similar Displays of Insects and Fish. Allow 20-30 Minutes.

Thank WonderfulWorld59
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Very impressive as well as educated. A must for children. Best way to learn about nature life in Africa. On the right hand side of the musuem building, there is a small one storey building with painting of African style on the wall, is the...More

Thank Chul S
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I ended up at this museum by mistake. I asked the taxi driver to take me to the National Art Museum and he brought me here instead. The entry fee is minimal, I did a quick tour of the place- lots of stuffed animals on...More

Thank Keli W
Reviewed 23 July 2017

It is a place to tick off if you are in Maputo. It will take about an hour to visit. It has different stuffed animals of Mozambique, mammals, fishes, etc.

Thank Nirvanjyoti
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

There's nothing wow to see but since it is within the cultural district it is good to stopover and see it. There is a live snake show, enquire at reception upon arrival so they can direct you where you should go.

Thank Ayanda N
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The Natural History Museum is famous for its collections of embalmed animals with a wide variety of mammals, birds, insects and fish. In it are also represented the big five. The main attraction of this museum is its collection of 14 elephant fetuses from conception...More

Thank Pedro T
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

When in Maputo must visit place..get one of the guys to explain to you and does a good job , English as well. It's real animals stuffed and showcased in natural surroundings. The ethnographic part was well depicted...and enlightening... Unfortunately 3 rhinos horns got robbed...More

Thank Sparkie09
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Morgan A
26 April 2015|
Response from Melissa kyla B |
It isn't free to get in but in mts it was pretty cheap back in 2013 when I was there last. It would cost next to nothing in USD.