Kandt House Museum, Kigali

3.2
#7 of 15 in Museums in Kigali
Former residence of German explorer Dr. Richard Kandt, Kandt House Museum today stands as a natural history museum and displays Rwanda's wildlife, vegetation, and the focal point--a live snake exhibit. The first section features taxidermied zebras, antelopes, native birds, and wild animals. In the second section, see minerals and rocks found in the country. The last and most exciting section displays snakes, including the ominous black mamba. Keep in mind that captions come in Kinyarwanda and German; you can, however, opt for an English guided tour. The museum is also known for the great vista of the old city and the three surrounding mountains. For Kandt House Museum and beyond, use our Kigali road trip planning tool to get the most from your Kigali vacation.
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  • Very valid for historical information but visit with a friendly guide but too fast. Ancient museography but interesting content.
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  • Very average & overpriced! Ridiculous reptile park at the back of the building. Felt like a tourist trap.  more »
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  • Interesting pictures taken during Germany colonial era to Rwanda. Impressive to see how Kigali city center was been looking back in 1885s. Please don't miss this chance.
  • Good peoples to help you learn about history of Rwanda
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