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Interesting history of David Livingstone and colonialism

There are a lot of artefacts, including letters and some photos, relating to David Livingstone's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gary J
Perth, Australia
A good overview of the history of Zambia

The Livingstone museum is close to the intersection of the main road and the airport road and easy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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This popular museum contains Zambia’s oldest collection of fascinating samples from the area’s prehistory, as well as photographs, musical instruments and memorabilia belonging to Livingstone, the first white man to view Victoria Falls.
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Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone 20100, Zambia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative - loved reading the history. Gift shop had some of the best items I saw! Good prices too and for a good cause.

Thank teafin2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are a lot of artefacts, including letters and some photos, relating to David Livingstone's activities in Zambia. There are also confronting (and thought-provoking) exhibits and presentations on the effects of colonial rule and slavery. It should be compulsory viewing for those who think colonialism...More

Thank Gary J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Livingstone museum is close to the intersection of the main road and the airport road and easy to reach from most accommodation in Livingstone. It is about 10 km away from the Victoria Falls. It offers a small but very good collection of pre-colonial...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the visit to this simple but extensive museum. We didn't know too much about the history f the country so it was nice to have an overview.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Completing the trio of Natural Science museums that I saw during my two week trip (including those in Harare and Bulawayo), I visited this attraction on a day trip to the town. Mr. Livingstone’s presence looms large here obviously, as I left the resort Royal...More

2  Thank midway42
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This visit was recommended. Very informative content but sadly the displays and information are lacking due to old material.

Thank mikevaneck
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Livingstone Museum is the largest museum of the country and was worth a shortstop for a few bucks. While lot of the displays can use some upgrades, The sections on Zambian history and John Livingstone were interesting while the natural history section can be missed.

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Because we had extra one hour, decided to visti this museum and it was well worth it. Exhibition is quite versatile and there are many quite unique relics to see. If you have time, I recommend to visit here as you get better view not...More

1  Thank kilroyr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very small museum and to be honest, there is not much to see. If you don't know what to do or if you have some time to spare, you can check it out, but you definitely won't miss anything if you don't.

Thank Lotte B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to the museum and to be honest I would not bother if given the choice again, it was dated and apart from the local exhibit about the Zambian people, I was not very impressed and believe with a little work they could improve...More

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Response from Julene2015 | Reviewed this property |
Open every day think only closed only on Christmas Day and New year Monday 9AM–4:30PM Tuesday 9AM–4:30PM Wednesday 9AM–4:30PM Thursday 9AM–4:30PM Friday 9AM–4:30PM Saturday 9AM–4:30PM Sunday 9AM–4:30PM
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10 usd from memory and kids free I thibk