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Nairobi Gallery

Nairobi SW2 4DN, Kenya
+254 20 216566
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Small but enjoyable

A small but very enjoyable museum with a variety of African craft and paintings including many for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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theSouthAfricanreview

Amazing local artists sets the scenery of Nairobi and Kenya. You can live through the artists eyes... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2018
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“african art” (15 reviews)
“alan donovan” (5 reviews)
“local artists” (2 reviews)
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Nairobi SW2 4DN, Kenya
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+254 20 216566
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A small but very enjoyable museum with a variety of African craft and paintings including many for sale.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Amazing local artists sets the scenery of Nairobi and Kenya. You can live through the artists eyes for a good hour.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

I went to this gallery before going to African Heritage House and this proved invaluable as it houses the Joseph Murumbi collection of African art. His wife Shiela was the co-founder of African Heritage House with Alan Donovan, so it provides a good foundation of...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

In this historic building is the Nairobi Gallery - but it is more of a museum than an art gallery. The art gallery is a small room. Interestingly, in the other 6 or so rooms are a treasure trove of collections, not just of Kenya,...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Nairobi Gallery is a wonderful exhibition spot in the heart of Nairobi. Not a large museum, but a nice collection of art and historic artifacts. A great place for a short visit and to escape the bustle of Nairobi.

1  Thank MARTINKalfatovic
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

This is a fantastic little museum, located at the heart of Nairobi (at the intersection of Kenyatta and Uhuru Aves.) It is a small, historic octagonal building with galleries located off the central hub. It is an absolutely lovely building that houses the Murumbi collection...More

1  Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

This GEM is very accessible, secure parking and compact. that deceived us into thinking we would not need too much time boy were we wrong, you need a morning when you are fresh. so much history. Amos, the guide is very knowledgeable. when we got...More

Thank Rhoda M
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

Amos took wonderful care giving us a tour of the African Heritage House in Nairobi. His knowledge of the artifacts, customs and cosmologies of the cultures and the ways that assisted in producing the ritual pieces was just what we wanted! Amos also took us...More

Thank Billy J
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Don't miss this place. It leaves you inspired and impressed by the betauty of African arts. Just go there and you will find an extremely knowledgeable arts student, her name is Diana, she will guide you and explain. Just tipp her well.

Thank Sophia F
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

Beautiful and inspiring collection of different types of art and artefacts from all over Africa, combined with the story of Joseph Murumbi, a true patriot and pan-African. A superb experience, fascinating and humbling. thanks to those who put this together, it is really a national...More

1  Thank John C
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