National Archives

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

National Archives - Review

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.

How To reach National Archives by Public Transport

  • GPO Bus Stop on Keyatta Ave
  • Juja Thika on Tom Mboya Street

Restaurants Near National Archives

  • Wimpy Corner House
  • Thorn Tree Cafe
  • Thai-Chi Restaurant

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TripHobo Highlights for National Archives

  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting National Archives

  • 45.99% 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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National Archives, Nairobi Reviews

  • The place is good but always crowded with different kinds of people.. In my own point of view the place is worthwhile to visit... They charge 50ksh to access the Archives and some extra small charge for Internationals or Non Kenyans.... When you visit the place, I bet you'll learn 2 or more facts about the beautiful country Kenya.

  • It was easy to find and the directions given were quite precise. The place is busy and crowded. It is the most known part of Nairobi where most first time meet ups are done.

  • Situated at the centre of the Nairobi CBD. Its a historic and one of the most iconic buildings of the town. Its a popular place and easily noticed because of the color as we as the strategic location. The archives is filled with numerous historical material. Keenly visited by students from high schools, primary and university.

  • This is a hidden gem in the middle of the CBD with more value within it than what is visibly seen from outside. The true memories of a Nation's continual tales of progress are imortalized in all too different mediums. Philatelists havanna to say the least. However, brace for all manner of theft as it happens to be on a very busy intersection somewhat likened to the big apple's time square with more survivors than thrivers. Once in a while but never never.

  • I was just chilling on a friend outside, haven't ever been inside really but yeah, I guess it's a good or okay place. I'll give it a five because my friend didn't keep me waiting. Maybe that's why people wait on other people near the archives, it's like good luck for short waits, lol.

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