National Archives

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  • Address: Moi Ave, Nairobi, Kenya
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  • Timings: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: 254-2228959
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Library, Museums, History Museums, Educational Site, Family And Kids, Photo Gallery, Heritage Building

Kenya National Archives Nairobi is spotted on Moi Avenue beside the Ambassadeur Hotel. The documents reflect on the milestone of the Hilton Hotel, while on the back side of the building the Tom Mboya road serves an up to date conveyance to the pounding, turbulent streets and rear ways that the dominant part of Nairobi's nationals tread every day. Kenya National Archives is safeguarded by the museum and workmanship display that has a vast deal of works of art and tribal photos from all through Africa. There is additionally a gigantic accumulation of tribal weaponry, instruments, veils and other gear. Additionally, the displays furnish an entrancing knowledge into the battle for autonomy and the history of Nairobi. The displays are mainly focused upon the people in general at a considerable charge of money for nationals and inhabitants, while it is more for non-occupants. Provided that the visitors might want to utilize their library administrations, they additionally charge an additional enrollment expense. Kenya National Archives Nairobi is arranged at the edge of the focal business region in downtown Nairobi and is a store and living illustration of verifiable and ethnographic information. Kenya National Archives is housed in the old Bank of India building. Kenya National Archives’ ground-floor historical center has an impressive accumulation of antiques and photos speaking of Kenya's various societies and rich history. It has recorded and a gathering of photos and artworks of Mzee Kenyatta and previous President Moi.

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  • National Archives Address: Moi Ave, Nairobi, Kenya
  • National Archives Contact Number: 254-2228959
  • National Archives Timing: 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • National Archives Price: Free
  • Best time to visit National Archives(preferred time): 08:30 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit National Archives: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 46.01% of people who visit Nairobi include National Archives in their plan

  • 51.35% of people start their National Archives visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see National Archives

Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting National Archives

People normally club together Nairobi Java House and African Heritage House while planning their visit to National Archives.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Well maintained considering that it's a Government facility. Lots of memories and a good experience there. Kids need to visit this place. And If you are an adult, a lot of things will bring you memories. Definitely a good place to visit

  • History rich enlightenment materials, centrally located in Nairobi business district. A definite stop for anyone especially knowledge seeking individuals and tourists who have a need to learn about Kenya. Great pictures,art and scripts that are priceless and memorabilia. You got to pay a small fee to access approximately £1.

  • I visited here once and I loved. The pictures and the statures are excellent. The historical events of the African countries is well described even the history of my country is educating.

  • It's easy to meet with people you are looking for because of its central nature and openness

  • The artefacts could be better stored. Was disappointing to see them dusty and visitors can touch everything. The lighting was also rather low as well.

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