Top List of Museums in Zanzibar

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in Zanzibar that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of Zanzibar to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in Zanzibar page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

Are you looking for a Zanzibar travel itinerary? Create an itinerary within minutes, on your own!

Let's check the finest collection of museums to visit in Zanzibar:

  1. Princess Salme Museum At Emerson On Hurumzi

    #1 of 3 Museums in Zanzibar
    Princess Salme Museum At Emerson On Hurumzi

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Hurumzi street 236-239, P.O Box 3417, Zanzibar

    Right next to the hotel Emerson on Hurumzi is the Princess Salme Museum. She was a daughter of the Sultan of Oman who ruled his country from the island of Zanzibar. Princess Salme eloped from here and...Read more

  2. Palace Museum

    #2 of 3 Museums in Zanzibar
    Palace Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Nyumba Ya Moto St, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

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

    Zanzibar was the home of the royal family of Oman for several years and the kings have done their bit to leave behind their legacy on the island. The Sultan’s palace is the erstwhile home of the...Read more

  3. House Of Wonders

    #3 of 3 Museums in Zanzibar
    House Of Wonders

    Tags: Museum, Historical Site

    Address: Sokoku St, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    The last wonder on the sea stretch of Stone Town is the House of Wonders. Built in 1883 as Sultan Bargharsh’s palace, it got its name because electricity in Zanzibar was first used in this build...Read more

Find Your Zanzibar Attractions on Map

Top Tours for Zanzibar Museums

  • Save 8% Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar
    Full-Day Stone Town and Prison Island Tour in Zanzibar1 Reviews

    Duration: Flexible

    Delve into the history of Stone Town, an atmospheric citythat has served asthe cultural heart of Zanzibar. Constructed from c...

    Book Now
  • Save 11% Shades of Zanzibar - Full Day
    Shades of Zanzibar - Full DayNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 9 Hrs

    This tour Shades of Zanzibar is one of a kind tour designed for short travellers looking for a quick and authentic overview o...

    Book Now
  • Spice Tour of Zanzibar
    Spice Tour of Zanzibar1 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Aspice tour is a must-do while on the island of Zanzibar, known as the Spice Island. Learn from your guide about its claim to...

    Book Now
  • Jambiani Village Tour
    Jambiani Village TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 4 Hrs

    Visit schools, meet locals and walk in a seaweed farm!This tour takes you to Jambiani village, where you will have the chance...

    Book Now