Art and Cultural Attractions in Mombasa

Mombasa Art and Cultural Activities

Explore the rich culture while visiting the many attractions Mombasa is replete with. These cultural attractions are suitable for all ages and can prove to make your trip to Mombasa a fruitful one. Be it historic monuments or cultural performances, cultural attractions somehow steal the show of the other attractions and things to do in Mombasa.

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    Top Art and Cultural Places in Mombasa to Visit

    Discover the local culture and art of Mombasa.

  • Fort Jesus Museum

    #1 of 4 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Mombasa
    Fort Jesus Museum

    Tags: Museum, Landmark, Historical Site, Architecture

    Address: Nkrumah Road, near old port, Mombasa.

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Built by the Portuguese in the year 1593 and designed by Italian architect JoaoBatista Cairato, the fort has stood the test of time. It was built to secure the safety of the Portuguese living in on th...Read more

  • Old Town

    #2 of 4 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Mombasa
    Old Town

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Restaurant, Street Market

    Address: Abdel Nasser Road, next to Fort Jesus, Mombasa

    Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

    Located around Fort Jesus, this historic district has mostly been converted into souvenir shops and restaurants. From good antique shops to street bargaining, you will find a lot of interesting items ...Read more

  • Bombululu Workshops And Cultural Centre

    #3 of 4 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Mombasa
    Bombululu Workshops And Cultural Centre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Off Beaten Path, Workshop

    Address: Near Rise & Shine School, Workshop Road, Bombolulu, Mombasa

    Timings: 08:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Bombolulu Workshops and Cultural Centre is a programme of The Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya (APDK). The APDK operates several workshops and a cultural centre through which it offers...Read more

  • Jumba La Mtwana

    #4 of 4 Arts & Culture Things To Do in Mombasa
    Jumba La Mtwana

    Tags: Mosque, Historical Site, Nature, Tomb

    Address: Coast, Kilifi district, Kenya

    Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    'Jumba la Mtwana' in local language Swahili means ‘large house of the slaves’. Built in the 14th century and supposedly abandoned in the 15th, the ruins now hold mosques, a tomb and houses...Read more

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