Karen Blixen museum

“The Little Known Farm House” What most people don’t know is that the Karen Blixen Museum was once a farm house for a coffee plantation owned by Danish author Karen Blixen who is famous for her book Out of Africa. The farm house was built in 1912 by a Swedish engineer Åke Sjögren, and was... Continue Reading →


Nairobi National Museum

“Home of Heritage” The Nairobi National Museum began as the Coryndon Museum, named after Sir Robert Coryndon, a prominent patron of the Uganda Natural History Society. On September 22, 1930, the site was opened as the Nairobi National Museum, a repository that preserves the history and cultures of Kenya. Later, Dr. Louis Leakey successfully raised... Continue Reading →

Nairobi Arboretum

“The hidden urban gem” The Nairobi Arboretum is one of few remaining Nairobi’s Urban Green Spaces. It owes its existence to the construction of the Kenya-Uganda Railway line. The Arboretum was founded in 1907 by Mr. Batiscombe as a trial plot for new fast growing forestry trees that would supply the high demand of fuel... Continue Reading →


"An Incredible Art Collection" The Nairobi Art gallery is a gazetted Kenyan monument that is housed in the formerly known Old PC’s (provincial commissioner) office building or what was popularly referred to as ‘Hatches, Matches and Dispatches’ because of the births, marriages and deaths that were recorded here. The building, a fine piece of colonial... Continue Reading →

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