Famed as the real-life setting of the classic memoir "Out of Africa," Karen Blixen Museum stands frozen in time, a monument to the life and times of the late author. Danish author Karen Blixen lived here from 1913 to 1931, running the property as a vast coffee plantation, from which she took inspiration for her writing upon returning to Denmark. Delve into Blixen's life and times with a guided tour of the house, where many of the rooms feature original decor and props from the book's 1985 movie adaptation. Plan your Karen Blixen Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Nairobi using our Nairobi attractions planner.
Tours to Karen Blixen Museum
$60 BOOK WITH VIATOR Day Tour at Nairobi National Park elephant orphanage, giraffe cent karen museum
Duration: 8 hours 30 minutes
$25 BOOK WITH VIATOR Nairobi Half-Day Tour in a Museum, Elephant Orphanage and Giraffe Center
Duration: 6 hours
$129 BOOK WITH VIATOR Out of Africa Tour: Giraffe Centre and Karen Blixen Museum from Nairobi
Duration: 4 hours
$96 BOOK WITH VIATOR Full-Day Tour: Nairobi National Park and Karen Blixen Museum
Duration: 10 hours
$37 BOOK WITH VIATOR Giraffe center And Karen blixen with free pick up and drop off
Duration: 5 to 6 hours
Karen Blixen Museum reviews
A visit to the Karen Blixen Museum is a must if you are in the Nairobi area. if you are a fan of the movie or book, "Out of Africa", this museum will allow you to truly experience where a lot of the..... more »
If you are a fan of Karen Blixen and/or Out of Africa (which I am), this is a must. Great way to find out more about Ms Blixen and her life in Africa. You also get to see clothes worn by the actors... more »
Very nice. Good guide. Most of the house is furnished with props from Out of Africa, but that adds to the experience, not detract. Cannot take any photos though. Don't know why.
Its small museum with only one theme, so you got to either love museum or have good company. No photos allowed inside the building but they have lovely grounds outside for photo taking. Its fun on Sundays.
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