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.
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Hurumzi street 236-239, P.O Box 3417, Zanzibar
12:01 am - 12:00 am
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 married a German merchant. Post his death three years later, she wrote her autobiography in which she provides a detailed picture of the social situa...
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Nyumba Ya Moto St, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
09:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 royal family but has now been converted into a museum. Tourists visiting the place will catch glimpses of the royal life in the 3-storey tall buildin...
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Sokoku St, Zanzibar Town, Tanzania
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
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 building. This was also the first structure in East Africa to use an elevator. This palace was connected to the Beit al-Hukum and the Palace Museum next do...