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Address: Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
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+255 754 370 023

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This was a truly amazing place. We stopped here on our way to the Serengeti Park. It will be awesome once the buildings are completed and the rest of the artifacts are returned.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Campbell River, Canada
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Campbell River, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a truly amazing place. We stopped here on our way to the Serengeti Park. It will be awesome once the buildings are completed and the rest of the artifacts are returned.

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Tokoroa, New Zealand
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Interesting museum with good content. Present building is showing age but new buildings under construction. Information presented well.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting museum which might have seen better days before. Though, the content shown is really set up in a very educative, interesting way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The human ancestor discoveries in the Olduvai go back almost 3 million years, and you see it all laid out before you from the view point at the edge of the gorge. The museum is simple but detailed. They are in the process of building an entirely new and expanded visitor center, so I bet the new displays will be... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is quite small and not worth the money. I believe we paid $35 a person to visit, which is way too much. They are supposed to be building a new museum and it is supposed to be quite nice. This is Tanzania and no clue as to when it will actually be open. We went on a tour... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There isn't much to see here. They seem to be building a new building, so hopefully they might enlarge this museum in future. It could be a lot more interesting.

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

To call this a museum is a bit of a stretch. There are some interesting pictures and models of various important people and finds, but most people will find this stop only mildly interesting. The Gorge itself is a very important site to human anthropology, but the museum does not do it justice.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

We chose to stop here because of the gorge's importance in the story of mankind. There is a modest museum and gift shop, and a short lecture of about the gorge while listeners look out over it. A good place to stop if you are interested in the history of man, otherwise it could be boring.

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India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

USD 30 per person to get in and not much to see with a 15 minute talk. Not really worth it but then again, I've been there.

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Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Many itineraries recommend a stop at the Olduvai Gorge and I am so glad we did - on our way from Serengeti to Ngorongoro crater. A short detour - 20 minutes, lead us to this gem of place situated along the shoulder of the Rift Valley. We were then gathered in an amazing classroom - an african shack (Kibanda as... More 

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