Cultural Heritage Centre, Arusha

4.1
#1 of 30 in Museums in Tanzania
Browse through an impressive collection of masks and sculpted animals at Cultural Heritage Centre, a gallery of sculpture and traditional handicrafts as well as a curio shop. This private establishment run by an England-educated tourism pioneer features a jewelry boutique, restaurant, and a shop selling carvings, gemstones, and books. U.S. Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, Norwegian King Harald, and U.S. Secretary of State James Baker have all paid a visit here. Inspect the collection of modern art and traditional crafts from Tanzania's 120-plus tribes, and then browse the gift store for classy souvenirs. Make Cultural Heritage Centre a part of your Arusha vacation plans using our Arusha online trip itinerary planner .
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  • We really enjoyed our limited time here. There is much too see. The masks and sculptures are quite impressive. The market has a nice selection of gifts as well.  more »
  • but a little overwhelming. Also, while the workers there are not pushy, they do follow you around which could be offputting. Their prices were fine, but there is no bargaining. As such, you may be abl...  more »
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  • Nice place for souvenirs art so many carvings as it's name suggests Cultural Heritage there is so much to see and buy as well.Tanzanite available as well so it's quite an experience anyone doesn't want to miss...
  • It’s a bunch of shops and a restaurant. Very good staff, not pushy. Good place to kill time while waiting for a flight out of Arusha Airport –
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