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Uganda Museum

5-7 Kira Road | Pob 365, Kampala, Uganda
+256 (41) 244 060
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Though larger and more diverse collections are housed elsewhere, the hands-on traditional drums and other musical instruments are the highlight of this modest collection.
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5-7 Kira Road | Pob 365, Kampala, Uganda
+256 (41) 244 060
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tour guide was great but the power was out and they still charged us and took us on the tour with a flashlight. The building is basically falling apart and it is obvious that no great lengths have been made to make a grand...More

Thank Bunty D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unfortunately the museum is in a state of disrepair, probably through lack of funding. Although they have lots of very interesting objects and information, there is a dire need to update their methods of communication with visitors, which include captions, lighting, and organization of displays....More

Thank Elana O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest after reading the reviews here I was expecting the worst. I paid the 10000 to get in+ taking photos. Initially I thought that I could just go through the exhibitions by myself. However, after the first room it became pretty clear that...More

Thank Gabriel J
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I did visit the Museum after about 20years, nothing fascinating about it, still small, no guide to take you around, the few artifacts available have not been well maintained, and the biggest disappointment is finding large toys as part of the display. very little history...More

Thank Nicholaskyeswa
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Even though not so good presentation of the of things in this museum but the knowledge you will get from this place is worthy. The guide is very good she explain and she answer in our question, very knowledgeable.

Thank Darwin A
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The museum itself is in bad shape but the objects on display are beautiful and you can just navigate the museum with the help of the labels that they have. Shouldn't take you more than 2 hours there and don't have any western standards for...More

Thank HassanElzawy8
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This museum would have been appropriate in the 1800s in some undeveloped rural town. For a major city like Kampala in 2017, it was not up to snuff. The displays were poorly labeled or not labeled at all. The lighting was inadequate in many display...More

Thank gilatoo
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Do you want to be face to face with Uganda's history? Do you want to see the vibrancy of Ugandan culture and peoples. What about reading about current matters. As a member of the Uganda Society whose home is here, i do not hesitate to...More

Thank donkugonza
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This place is run down and staff don't know much. It seems a large investment from the state to improve the displays.

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The displays require a guide to understand what the point is. This small museum is organised in an oldfasioned way, but nevertheless there are a couple of good experinces hidden there.

Thank SoerenSP
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