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Zambia National Museum

Independence Avenue | Nasser Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia
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Good historical summary of Zambia

Ok - I'm not going to lie and say this is the most well-resourced and comprehensive museum ever... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2017

The whole museum exists on just one floor of the building. There is very little to see. It is... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Luke A
London, United Kingdom
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Independence Avenue | Nasser Road, Lusaka 10100, Zambia

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Ok - I'm not going to lie and say this is the most well-resourced and comprehensive museum ever, and there is definitely not much in the way of art to see (aside from the giant statue outside), but...if you read all of the exhibits, you...More

Thank Dingo40
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The whole museum exists on just one floor of the building. There is very little to see. It is designed so that you walk from poster to poster reading about Zambian history and culture, but there aren't many interesting artefacts to look at. Probably not...More

Thank Luke A
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The museum has very little to see. The most interesting part is the story of Zambias history from colonialism to independence. There is a nice small gift shop...

Thank CH2914
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

The museum building is a fairly large modern block with two floors. The ground floor is used for temporary exhibitions and the second floor has more permanent displays about Zambia's history and some rather large dioramas of African village life. The well known display case...More

Thank Nimbu2010
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I found the history of the country's development very interesting. Lots of artifacts from colonial and independence eras, lots of info on "tribal" groups, internal African slavery. Entrance fee $6.

Thank luciasur
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The Museum is centrally located and can be accessed by public transport or other means.The museum has a lot to offer,and can be interesting when you pay a visit there with a minimal charge at the gate.A tour guide will take you round and show...More

Thank Judy s
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Zambia National museum/Lusaka national museum has small and compact intro into Zambian recent history. Downstairs there is a changing contemporary exhibition. Well worth an hour visit.

Thank Cheeriop
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Visited the museum with some friends from out of town. The staff were very helpful, though the place needs some touches to bring it up to scratch.

Thank nathan c
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This museum was a quick stop while sightseeing through the city of Lusaka. It is two floors; one floor was an art student exhibition, while the second the more permanent exhibitions. The second floor exhibits need some TLC and look worn out. The parts on...More

Thank ViennaTT
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Not many exhibits, easy for a quick walk-through. Still, an informative experience, as I have had trouble finding info on the history of Zambia online (other than wiki).

Thank Loxa1a1
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