Freddie Mercury Museum, Stone Town

#2 of 11 in Museums in Zanzibar Island
Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
See a collection of photographs detailing the legendary British rock band Queen at Freddie Mercury Museum, birthplace of the band's frontman Freddie Mercury. Born here in 1946 as Farrokh Bulsara, the flamboyant singer grew up in the area, where his father worked as a civil servant in the British colonial administration. Take a walking tour of the neighborhoods where Mercury spent the first nine years of his life, as well as the Zoroastrian shrine where his India-born Parsi parents worshipped until they moved to Essex in 1964. Stop by the onsite store to pick up posters and other Queen memorabilia. Find out how to plan Zanzibar City trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • Doesn’t worth visiting, they only have some photos and texts that most probably can be found on wikipedia. But I guess every person visiting Zanzibar want to visit Freddie Mercury so called museum...  more »
  • Complete ripoff. He may have been born here, sure, you can well imagine him strolling the streets and having a dip in the ocean aross the street like other kids in dusty Stone Town. This part is...  more »

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