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We came here as we had some spare time in our day, you have the option to either have a guide show you around, or go it alone. We went for the guide, they were very informative about the house and the life of Karen...More
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If you have read Karen Blixen’s book entitled: “Out of Africa,” and/ or have seen the Robert Redford/Meryl Streep movie with the same name, and like a bit of history, this would be a good stop for you. Experienced guides take you around the museum...More
I live in Karen (the suburb), so this museum is on my door step. It's a lovely location, wide open spaces, clean fresh air, warm and welcoming. The house is, well, the house. Nothing mind-blowing, but authentic in its simplicity and nicely presented. The staff...More
Even the Karen Blixen Museum is on the list of all travel guides for Nairobi - there is simply not much to see. No great exhibition but therefore high entrance fees. I would recommend to save the time and the money for it....
Since we had just come off a safari, we were not too keen to see more giraffes and elephants so we chose three attractions in Nairobi to fill up our waiting time for our late night flight home. We chose the National Museum, Kazuri Bead...More
Out of Africa comes to life here. They recovered some of Karen's furniture and they have several props from the movie. The back porch where she treated the kids. The typewriter she used to write letters, what a special visit
Wonderful Museum to visit. Our guide john took us through this historic museum ( The House where Karen) used to live and gave us the story. Its amazing to see how much of the items she used are still preserved many years later.
This by far is one of my favorite locations to visit in Nairobi. This is Karen Blixen's (Isak Dinesen) actual home & coffee plantation while she was in Kenya for 13 years in early 20th century. "I had a farm in Africa, at the foot...More