Tour of Murumbi African Heritage Collection Exhibition – Nairobi Gallery

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Tour of the Murumbi African Heritage Collection Exhibition
Nairobi Gallery – Next to Nyayo House in town
Saturday 8 March 2014
10.30am – 12.30 pm

Located at the intersection of Kenyatta Avenue/ Uhuru Highway in the heart of Nairobi City is the Nairobi Gallery. Built 100 years ago, Old PC’s office building was referred to as ‘Hatches, Matches and Dispatches’ because of the births, marriages and deaths that were recorded there. Today, the building is a National Monument and serves as a museum holding temporary art exhibitions. The gallery is currently showcasing the Murumbi African Heritage Collection Exhibition.
Cost

KMS member: Ksh 600 Member child: Ksh 300
(KMS members to use their membership cards to enter the Museum)

Non members:
Residents: Ksh 1,100 Resident child: Ksh 600
Non Residents: Ksh 1,500 Non member child: Ksh 750
Included:
• Entrance fees for Non Members only
• Brief talk on Joseph Murumbi by Narinder KMS Safari Coordinator
• Guided tour of The Murumbi African Heritage Collection Exhibition
• Talk on some of the gazetted city buildings by Martin Wahogo author of Know Kenya pocket guide book
• Secure and ample parking at Nairobi Gallery

Optional tours after the Gallery visit:
We will take a walk to parliament buildings, to view Kenya’s first President, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta Mausoleum.
We will then culminate our day outing on the rooftop of the tallest building in Nairobi, The Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC). Its strategic position in the City offers citizens and visitors a unique, breathtaking and an amazing 360 degrees view of Nairobi’s Central business district and its environs, from the rooftop, which also doubles as a helipad.
After the tour participants can have their picnic lunch at the rooftop or at Tin Tin restraurant located in KICC building.
Excluded: Transport; optional tours & lunch.

Bring: Your identification cards / papers, a hat, sunscreen, drinking water, picnic lunch (optional) a small camera & binoculars

Recommended books retailing at the KMS Shop:
Know Kenya by Martin Wahogo @ Ksh 600
A brief tour of the buildings of Nairobi by Everlyn Wanjiku @ Ksh 1500

Book and pay for your space now.

Contact: 0724 255 299 or 2339158
info@kenyamuseumsociety.org

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