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Urithi Tanga Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Independence Avenue | (next to the Tanga Library), Tanga, Tanzania
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Reviewed July 31, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled across the museum by chance just before closing but we had a warm welcome by the museum director and the curator. Latter was seeing us through the museum for more than one hour, explaining local and Tansanian history in a very enjoyable and informative...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 431istvant
Reviewed January 27, 2019

The curator and staff make this museum worth visiting as they bring to life the history of the building and what happened in it and in Tanga as the German's came and settled. We learned about the invasion during the 1st World War, the port...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Clive B
Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

From Portuguese through German to British and finally independence this museum and its knowledgeable staff educated us. The “white Gold” of sisal production was fascinating. Signage is in Swahili and English. I was deeply impressed with the curator, Joel, who was not only sensitive to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank philh708
Reviewed December 14, 2018

impressive by the MR MOHAMED SALIM MAZIGE (assistant curator) . He was very knowledgeable and friendly . i would recommend it very much . You are going a good job. I learnt about Totten island.

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank margmsa
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

The Assistant curator was professional throughout the museum tour and also went further to offer a little about finding my way in Tanga and generally on tourism in TZ. The head curator was a friendly chap too. Any visitor interested in the history and culture...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank ianmU4325IG
Reviewed July 30, 2018

What should I say about Urithi? Urithi means Heritage in Swahil, and this museum offers such a glimpse into the past of Tanga. Tanga has certainly had an interesting past, and I did learn a lot from the tour here (which is cheap at 5000TSH...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kane W
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

I took a tour with a guide and learned a lot about this area and how it was the starting point of Tanzania's colonial history. Sadly, the local government wanted to demolish this former government building and erase all trace of the history. That's why...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sophie K
Reviewed August 3, 2017

First read about the fascinating history of Tanga, then you will understand the importance of the museum and its location.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Peter M
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We got a guided tour through the museum. The guide didn't give much more information then it was written next to the pictures and items. Pictures of the colonial era and every day life items are displayed mainly. But especially the part about the sisal...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Robert W
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum in April 2017 and were warmly greeted by the director and museum guide. They gave us a very detailed tour round showing us the carefully collected items. They answered all our questions and were very knowledgeable about the history of Tanga....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mmiller274
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