Information about Kenya: Kenya, is a country in East Africa famed for its scenic landscapes and vast wildlife preserves. Kenya is bordered by South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north, Somalia to the east, Uganda to the west, Tanzania to the south, and the Indian Ocean to the southeast.Kenya is the third largest economy in sub-Saharan Africa after Nigeria and South Africa. Nairobi is the capital and the largest city with a population of 6,55 million (2020). Read More...

Museum and Heritage

Jumba la Mtwana is a former slave port on the Indian Ocean coast of Kenya, lying on the Mtwapa Creek, north of Mombasa. Mostly dating from the fifteenth century, its features include the Mosque by the Sea.

The Narok Museum is a museum located in Narok, Kenya. Its exhibits focus on Maasai cultural heritage, as well as other Maa-speaking cultures, including the Samburu, Njemps and Ndorobo peoples.

Fort Jesus is a fort located on Mombasa Island. Designed by Italian Giovanni Battista Cairati, it was built between 1593 and 1596, by order of King Philip I of Portugal, to guard the Old Port of Mombasa. Nkrumah Rd, Mombasa 80100, Kenya

The Rabai Museum is a museum located in Kenya. The museum is located in the first Christian church building constructed in Kenya, dating to 1846. Much of the museum focuses on the work of Johann Ludwig Krapf, who built the church with Johannes Rebmann.

The Karen Blixen Museum, located 10 km outside of Nairobi, Kenya, “at the foot of the Ngong Hills”, is the former African home of Danish author Karen Blixen, famous for her book Out of Africa which chronicles life at the estate. Address: Karen Rd, Nairobi, Kenya

The Kitale Museum is the first domestic museum opened in Kenya. Originally known as the Stoneham Museum, which was named after Colonel Hugh Stoneham who had been a large contributor and collector of the artifacts held within the Museum up until his death in 1966. It was later renamed the Kitale Museum when it was established by the National Museums of Kenya in 1974.

The Nairobi Railway Museum is a railway museum in Nairobi, Kenya, adjacent to Nairobi railway station. Containing exhibits from the defunct East African Railways, it was opened in 1971 by East African Railways and Harbours Corporation. It is operated by Kenya Railways.

The Hyrax Hill site was proclaimed a national monument in 1945 and opened to the public in 1965. This was as a result of startling discoveries of relics by Mrs. Selfe and subsequent archaeological excavations that were carried out by Dr. Mary Leakey in 1938 that revealed substantial findings in different areas of the site and levels of occupations. The late Mrs. Selfe was the owner of the property

The Meru Museum is a museum located in Meru, Kenya. Its exhibits focus on the cultural history and practices of the Meru people.


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