Nairobi National Museum to be closed four days for maintenance

Nairobi National Museum
Nairobi National Museum

The National Museum of Kenya has notified the public that it will close three days from

March 16 to 19 for


The Museum which is about 1.5 km from the city centre

will reopen on March 20.

The Snake Park and Botanical Gardens will not be affected by the maintenance and

will remain open from 8:30 am -

5pm daily.

Director General Mzalendo Kibunjia

said the

maintenance is meant to improve its services to the public.

Nairobi National Museum was initiated in 1910.

The museum closed for refurbishment in 2006 and re-opened in 2008 as a World Class Museum complete with shopping and dining facilities.

The museum presents Kenya’s History, Nature, Culture and Contemporary Art in its entire splendor.

Also within the grounds are the famous Snake Park, Botanical Gardens and Nature Trail.