Famous Museums in Zanzibar

The museums in Zanzibar give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Zanzibar with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Zanzibar. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Zanzibar.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Zanzibar.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Zanzibar:

  1. #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. #2 of 3 Museums in Zanzibar
    - Used in 24 itineraries
    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. #3 of 3 Museums in Zanzibar
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    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