Uganda Museum, Kampala

2.5
#1 of 10 in Museums in Uganda
See items like fossils of Napak rhino and Uganda's first telephone at Uganda Museum, the oldest museum in East Africa. Explore traditional headdresses, jewelry, and tools, and see an impressive collection of traditional music instruments (you can even play some). See vintage cars, including Idi Amin's presidential Mercedes. Displays include long-horn buffalo and Indian elephants 20 million years old. Take a tour of traditional-type thatched huts in the museum's courtyard; it also has a restaurant. Our Kampala road trip planning tool makes visiting Uganda Museum and other Kampala attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Most disappointing. So dirty and disorganized. I do not understand why at least they do not keep it clean.  more »
  • I wouldn't call it a museum of exceptional interest, but it's definitely worth a visit to better understand the history of the region. It might be more curated, but compared to other museums in East Africa it's still one of the best.
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  • Good place to be. I was at Ibamba restaurant. Some of the best fries around town are made here!
  • Uganda's heritage site that has a variety of items. To understand Uganda's history and culture, it is a must visit. The guides are well educated and explain thoroughly to tourists or visitors who visit the site.
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