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Though larger and more diverse collections are housed elsewhere, the hands-on traditional drums and other musical instruments are the highlight of this modest collection.
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5-7 Kira Road | Pob 365, Kampala, Uganda
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building isn't much to look at, but the exhibits are well done. It's a real walk through the political, cultural, and economic history of Uganda. My guide, Ronald, was extremely knowledgeable. He put up with my numerous questions and was able to answer everything....More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Alyxandra P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Uganda Museum is a historical and architectural treasure. The exhibits offer a thorough and fascinating account of Uganda's cultural and colonial history. It is full of objects, photos and artifacts bringing Uganda's past to life as well as exhibits on more contemporary matters, from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most disappointing. So dirty and disorganized. I do not understand why at least they do not keep it clean.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank hewa84
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was okay. It had interesting displays but nothing really notable. Entry was 15k, but we paid an extra 5k to see the Idi Amin exhibition. Unfortunately the electricity was out in half of the museum while we were there. Staff also did not...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank OrangeBeast
Reviewed September 5, 2019 via mobile

When we visited there was a genuinely excellent photographic exhibition of Idi Amin's dictatorship which was very well done. The rest of the museum is charmingly old fashioned. It was nearly closing time when we visited and being in the basement with some frankly terrifying...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Christopher C
Reviewed August 22, 2019

The museum was build more than 50 years ago and I am quite certain that the exhibits have not been updated since: Uganda is a very diverse, vibrant country with traditions that deserve better than some old relics being displayed in dusty and dark display...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank GwenAndKirsty
Reviewed August 22, 2019

Its an exciting place with some pretty awesome relics its only the amount thats absurd two inches along n "thats all folks".........

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Monicjonnie
Reviewed August 21, 2019

The Uganda museum is quite a place to visit. However, more lighting ought be done in it. It was good a time getting some history about the kingdoms, and their different perceptions of life.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank jjoshuap
Reviewed August 15, 2019

“Uganda is a fairy-tale, you climb up a railway instead of a beanstalk, and at the end there is a wonderful new world,” Sir Winston Churchill, who visited the country during its years under British rule and who called it “the pearl of Africa. Uganda...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Funke G
Reviewed August 11, 2019

All the exhibits being arranged in a chaotic way only the darkness provided by the missing illumination prevents you from seeing the whole mess. A photo exhibition about the Idi Amin´s regency rounds the appearance making it a total disaster. I like visiting museums to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from Pauli_Roth | Reviewed this property |
1.I think between 15000 - 20000 Ugandan shillings for the international visitor. Not sure if that was per person or 2 people. I think they is different pricing for student etc.but not exactly sure. 2.working hours could be... More
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June 23, 2018|
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Response from 802ak | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I don’t know. But not worth the visit.
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