Nairobi National Museum in Kenya


Nairobi National Museum
Typemuseum
Founded1929
First elephant arrived1929
AddressKipande Rd
PlaceNairobi
CountryKenya
Websitehttps://www.museums.or.ke/nairobi-national-museum/
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/nairobimuseum/
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Description

Nairobi National Museum, located at Kipande Rd, in Nairobi, Kenya, was founded in 1929 and the first elephant arrived in 1929.

Nairobi National Museum has in its collection 2 elephantine taxidermy specimens with records in this database:

  1. . Received: 1974-00-00 Ahmed Species: Loxodonta africana
    Born 1919 in Marsabit National Reserve Dead 1974 at Marsabit National Reserve


  2. . Received: 2020-02-00 Tim (wild) Species: Loxodonta africana
    Born 1969 in Amboseli National Park Dead 2020-03-04 at Amboseli National Park by at the foot of the snowcapped peak of Kilimanjaro.



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The museum is open on all 356 days throughout the year from 0830hrs -17300hrs.Nairobi National Museum is located at the Museum Hill, approximately 10 minutes drive from the Nairobi city centre accessible both by public and private means.


References for records about Nairobi National Museum

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Nairobi National Museum, Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=2995. (archived at the Wayback machine)


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This document was updated: 2020-10-30 07:03:11


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