Turkana Safari: 8-17 June, 2019

This year’s KMS annual trip is to this amazing part of Northern Kenya!

Route: Nairobi – South Horr – Loiyangalani – Koobi Fora – North Horr – Chalbi Desert – Marsabit – Nairobi

Accommodation: Both camping and Banda options available throughout. Members pay for whatever they choose; camping is usually Ksh 500 and Banda’s Ksh 1,000

Transport: In comfortable land cruisers that sit 6 persons.

Cost: Ksh 134,000

Included: All meals provided for 9 days.All camping equipment, including mattress and pillow, provided but you pay your own camp/banda fee.

Not included: Lunch on day 10, park entry to Sibiloi National Reserve.

Bookings: 0724 255299 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org

Kiambethu Tea Farm Tour, Tigoni

Saturday 16 February 2019

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with this fantastic day outing not too far away from Nairobi. Kiambethu Farm is a stunning tea plantation with the most beautiful gardens and view of the Ngong Hills. The lovely farm is situated in Limuru area on sloping hills. The drive through tea and coffee plantations as you get closer to the farm & the surrounding countryside while on the farm offers many great photo opportunities.
• A tour of the tea farm & 1-acre indigenous forest (where you will get to hear about the various flora and their medicinal use.);

• A brief talk on the history of tea in Kenya, (how it is grown, processed and sold), by the granddaughter of the original farmer;

• Complimentary tea, coffee and soft drinks;

• An excellent 3 course lunch, which is a fantastic array of different healthy foods made from vegetables grown in their garden.

After lunch you are at leisure to visit the extraordinary garden, full of lush vegetation, extravagant flowers, and colorful birds.

All around, a delightful way to spend a Saturday.

KMS member Ksh 3,600 Member Child Ksh 1,800

Guest Ksh 4,000, Guest Child Ksh 2,000

Payment: M-PESA Paybill no: 400800, Account no: 6571570019

Excluded: Transport (When you sign up, indicate whether you will need transport or if you can give a lift)

Limited spaces available, so book and pay by Tue 12 Feb.

Bookings: 0724 255 299 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org

Talk: Saving Mountain Bongo from Going Extinct

Christmas Safari – December 26-January 1, 2018

The 7-day Christmas safari will take us to Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Lakes Jipe and Chala and Grogan’s castle. There will be a historic component as well. We shall take in the story of the Maneaters of Tsavo, the life of Ewart Grogan and the historic sites of Taveta.
Note: If you would like to sign up for this exciting safari, please contact the KMS office for a full itinerary.

Cost: 59,200ksh pp sharing
Included Full board on safari
Not included: Park entry, transport and guided walk in Ziwani

Those who have their own transport can sign up for part of the safari.
Christmas season bookings are difficult to hold. There is the added uncertainty of the elections. The sooner you book with a deposit the better.

For bookings, contact us on;
0724 255 299 / 0780 755 231 / 020 2339158

Guided tour of Entomology dept, Saturday 9 April 2016

Guided tour of Entomology department, Nairobi National Museum

By Laban Njoroge – Research Scientist & Head of Section

This April KMS has organized a special half day guided tour of the Entomology Section of the National Museums of Kenya, to help you learn about;

  1. The fascinating collection of invertebrates at the Museum
  2. Their preservation & conservation
  3. The crucial role of invertebrates in nature.


KMS Members – Adult Ksh 600, Child Ksh 300

Guests – Adult Ksh 800, Child Ksh 400

Payment: Mpesa paybill, Business No: 400800, Account: 6571570019

RSVP: 0724 255 299, 2339158 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org
We will meet at 10.00 am at the KMS Office. Tour starts at 10.15 am

Making Fossils #FunScienceForKids

Fossils Image

Saturday 30 January 2016

Nairobi National Museum, from 10.00 am

Making fossils is a great way to get your child involved in science and history in a creative, fun fashion. It’s easy to create replicas with a minimum of skill and material.

Kids will have fun making their own fossil and learning how scientists use them to unlock secrets of the past.

Member child Ksh 600
Non Member child Ksh 700
Mpesa Payment: Pay Bill No: 400800, Followed by Account No: 6571570019

Age: 7 years and above

For planning purposes, please RSVP and pay in advance
0724 255 299 or 2339158



The KMS office will be closed from Monday 23rd December and re-opens on Friday 3rd January 2014.
The KMS shop will be closed on 25th, 26th & 27th December and 1st January 2014.
The shop will be open on other days apart from the above mentioned dates, so please visit our beautiful well stocked shop & do your christmas shopping.
The Shop staff will also help you renew your membership or sign up your visitors as new members.
2013 wouldn’t have been successful without your valued support.
Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!
KMS Council & Staff

Soko Soko Craft Market 2013

Soko Soko Craft Market 2013
Same Great Venue: New Muthaiga shopping Mall, Thigiri Ridge Road
Saturday 18 & Sunday 19 May, 9.30 AM to 6 PM on both days
Entrance: Ksh 350/= Adults & Children under 12 FREE
Please visit the Kenya Museum Society booth for a wonderful selection of children’s books, novels and other unique souvenior items.
You can also renew your membership or sign up your friends and visitors for the KMS membership.
We are looking forward to seeing you there!

KMS SHOP – EASTER BREAK SPECIAL OFFER – 20%, March 27 – April 1, 2013

Beaded sandals, kangas, Kikoys: Hamid Shawls, Miloo Shah necklaces, Soapstones, Carvings – Giraffe, Rhino, Elephant & Buffalo.
FROM MARCH 27th 2013
APRIL 1st 2013

Contact: +254-713 354 926 or info@kenyamuseumsociety.org




You are kindly asked to attend the Annual General Meeting of the Kenya Museum Society Wednesday, 10 April, at 6:15 pm at the Louis Leakey Auditorium.  See the agenda below.  Wine, juice and bitings will be provided from 5:45.

The meeting will start at 6:15 pm, followed by a 20 minute presentation at 7pm on the programs of the National Museums of Kenya.  All who are present for the AGM will be registered for a drawing for a selected book from the KMS Shop.

Any member who wishes to nominate officers or other Council members is encouraged to contact the KMS office by email or phone.  Any member who wishes to submit a resolution at the Annual General Meeting must do so by sending it in writing by Friday, 29th March to the Secretary, Dr. Marla Stone, via the KMS email (info@kenyamuseumsociety.org). Self nominations are welcome, but must be submitted in writing and seconded by another KMS member.

Please confirm your attendance on or before Monday, 8th April by email (info@kenyamuseumsociety.org) or phone (020 3743808, 0724 255299, or wireless 020 2339158).   If your membership has lapsed or will soon lapse you may renew prior to the beginning of the meeting.   Though all categories of members are encouraged to attend, only paid-up members, exclusive of student members, visitor members, NMK special category members, and KMS staff, will be able to vote on any issues.

The agenda for the AGM will be as follows:

  1.  Opening of Meeting
  2. Approval of Minutes of 2012 AGM
  3. Chairperson’s Report
  4. Treasurer’s Report
  5. New Business
    1. Election of officers and other Council members
    2. Appointment of auditor
    3. Additional new business
    4. Revision of visitors membership charges
    5.  Adjournment