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Alan Donovan is Great

Visited AHH during a trip to Kenya and spent the night at the house. Alan Donovan was great. He... read more

Reviewed October 13, 2018
UkrainianinAfrica201
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
Must-see collection of African art and textiles

I would echo much of what has been said before. African Heritage House is an amazing collection of... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Susan L
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The African Heritage House overlooking the Nairobi National Park is described by the Architectural Digest as "an architecture arising from the sere Kenyan plain like an outcropping of earth, a vision of usefulness informed by the African genius for...more
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Collection of art 2000 per person African arts nice views its a house of a man named Alan Donovan who has collected many art pieces From all over Africa.. if u are into art u will like ialso provides food lunch or dinner also there...More

1  Thank mujamai
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Visited AHH during a trip to Kenya and spent the night at the house. Alan Donovan was great. He took us round the place, explaining the history of each piece and at down for dinner with us in the evening. The staff were very courteous...More

Thank UkrainianinAfrica201
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I would echo much of what has been said before. African Heritage House is an amazing collection of artifacts and tells a wonderful story of the owner’s lifetime of promoting African culture around the world. Not to be missed. At the same time, the place...More

Thank Susan L
Reviewed October 5, 2018

Visited the place and to full tour. Amazing what the owner has gathered over the years. Sadly, the building is suffering for the elements and the interior - probably because of its old content - looks dusty and grey. Truly a life achievement of the...More

Thank thesheikhfromdubai
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

This is the home of Alan Donovan, which he built to display his collection of African tribal arts and crafts. The building is beautiful and interesting. You are led from room to room by a guide, who holds a tape recording of Alan explaining the...More

Thank DavidB288
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

This visit exceeded my expectation. It was a great house and we were honoured to be there! Food was excellent and the collection of African art was very impressive. The view of the national park was mesmerising. Thank you Alan for the experience.

Thank Yeung P
Reviewed August 15, 2018

An amazing tour by the caretaker of Alan Donovan's house. The house and its contents are African art at its finest.

Thank SudhirKadkade
Reviewed August 7, 2018

I was just taken for a drive which ended here, it was pleasant surprise, did not expect something like this off Mombasa road.It is on the boundary of Nairobi National Park. Beautifully built like the Mud mosque of Mali. The tour inside the museum(close to...More

Thank CSRam
Reviewed July 31, 2018

This house is a weird, but interesting house to visit while you're in Nairobi. The tour is led by a guide that does not speak, but rather carries around a boom box with the voice of the founder telling you stories. Every once in a...More

Thank mpdc326
Reviewed June 30, 2018

This is a place to which words cannot adequately do justice. You have to see it to believe it! You will need to make reservations but the website is excellent especially insofar as the precise directions to the site. Mr. Donovan no longer does the...More

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Chris O
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Response from Brenda O | Reviewed this property |
Hi I don't have the logistics about staying there I know it's Alan Donovan's house. I just went sight seeing nothing major. But I believe he can arrange something for you and your daughter.
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