Natural History Museum, Bulawayo

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Natural History Museum · Museum
Officially opened in 1964, Natural History Museum features exhibits on the country's history, mineral wealth, and wildlife. You can find rock collections here, stuffed animals, plus live snakes. The museum also houses one of the largest mounted elephants in the world. In addition to the exhibit galleries, the venue boasts a 120-seat lecture hall, a cafe, and eight research departments. Plan trip to Bulawayo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • Although in need of some new investment, it's definitely worth a visit. The ground floor has excellent displays of African wildlife (including some really cool old dioramas), including a big display.....  more »
  • I remember going there the first time as a kid how the mounted elephant scared me, a good place for the kids to gain some knowledge on nature. Good place to go for a lazy inexpensive weekend outing.  more »
  • It is a good place to visit, however the Zim economy has affected the upkeep of the place. There are live snakes there, Gabon vipers even. It's worth a visit
  • It clearly used to be amazing but it's getting minimal maintenance and all valuable items (like gold) have been stolen.

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