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Natural History Museum

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Leopold Takawira Avenue | Centenary Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 230 046
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Need to be cleaned

I went to Bulawayo natural history museum they got nice fitted museum, the history ,animals and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Some great displays, very interesting and well maintained.

The museum was really well laid out with attractive and informative displays. One of the best... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca H
Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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Since 1964 this four-story museum has been an important homage to the history, culture and people of Africa.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Leopold Takawira Avenue | Centenary Park, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 230 046
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Bulawayo natural history museum they got nice fitted museum, the history ,animals and mines. The problem is they don't clean the grass have grown up to 1.7 m tall

Thank Makuvhile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was really well laid out with attractive and informative displays. One of the best natural history museums outside the UK I've visited, well worth a visit.

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is a very old museum but still in very good condition. Perfect for an educational outing with kids.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently spent three weeks in Zimbabwe, including time spent across Harare, Kadoma, Bulawayo and Vic Falls and I can say that this museum was in the highlights of the trip. I spent about two and a half hours here. There is a wide variety...More

Thank babaomari
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is one of the better museums we have visited anywhere. The subject matter and variety of topics covered from historical through to geology and natural history will keep any visitor happy for a few hours at least. The displays are old though and in...More

Thank KevUrs
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I would definitely visit this museum again and recommend it. It's full of life size stuffed animals that makes you feel up close with the real thing. The tour is well worthwhile.

Thank SistaShanice
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We spent a little over an hour enjoying this place, well kept under our present economic circumstances. The entrance fee was quite worth it, an afternoon well spent!

Thank Kudzai M. M
Reviewed 8 November 2017

We had been before and were a little disappointed- the museum has not changed in the last 3 or more decades! For a price higher than that of a really fabulous museum in a European or American large city, it felt like a rip off....More

Thank Flore Nicolas A
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This museum has two sides. Colonial history and the development of Rhodesia and Zimbabwe. Everything from Great Zimbabwe onwards. The natural history element is week on animals but more than makes up for it on geology. Such simple explanations to some things that I wished...More

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed 6 October 2017

I spent a very happy 3 hours here. Enjoyed finding out more about the natural history of Zimbabwe (as I had expected - the clue's in the name) but enjoyed even more the galleries upstairs which focus on different aspects of Zimbabwe's social history (which...More

Thank Frances Elizabe... P
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Para M
22 December 2016|
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Response from Malcolm B | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be to phone them on the following numbers ( +263) 9 250045 or 9 23004 they are also on face book