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Kapenguria Museum

Kapenguria 30600, Kenya
+254 54 62050
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Kenya's History

The Kapenguria Museum is the place to stop if you want to learn about the beginnings of modern... read more

Reviewed November 15, 2016
stillH2OMinnesota
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Minnesota
A tale of freedom and posterity

Well trimmed gardens is what welcomes you to this museum. Hosted the freedom fighters among them... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2016
Michelle O
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Nairobi, Kenya
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Kapenguria 30600, Kenya
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Reviewed November 15, 2016

The Kapenguria Museum is the place to stop if you want to learn about the beginnings of modern Kenya. The tour guides will graciously walk you through the exhibits and tell you the stories of the Kapenguria Six -- nationalists who were arrested in 1952,...More

2  Thank stillH2OMinnesota
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Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Well trimmed gardens is what welcomes you to this museum. Hosted the freedom fighters among them the first President of Kenya and five other for four months before their 7 year sentence. It also preserves cultural heritage of the Sengwer people who are few on...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2015

This was a journey to Kenya's past, learned a lot and recommend a visit to anyone out here. This was the site where the six most influential leaders in the struggle for Kenya's independence were detained (Kapenguria six).

1  Thank Warda J
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Reviewed July 15, 2014

The history of Kenya cannot be written without mentioning the Kapenguria Museum. This is where 6 of Kenya's independence heroes (Kapenguria six) were jailed. There are 6 jails for each of them and a museum that catalogues history of the communities who live around there....More

1  Thank Martin_Wahogo
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Reviewed April 7, 2014

I went to the Kapenguria Museum with no knowledge of the Kapenguria Six or the Mau Mau but enjoyed the visit and learned much. It was very informative and fascinating. In each cell is information about the six men and their involvement in the Mau...More

Thank Cheparsich N
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