Officially opened in 1964, Natural History Museum features exhibits on the country's history, mineral wealth, and wildlife. You can find rock collections here, stuffed animals, plus live snakes. The museum also houses one of the largest mounted elephants in the world. In addition to the exhibit galleries, the venue boasts a 120-seat lecture hall, a cafe, and eight research departments. Plan trip to Bulawayo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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This is a wonderful museum! It has taxidermy examples of the local wildlife, from large to small, mammals, reptiles, & birds! In the central courtyard are housed live snakes, and there are excellent e... more »
Brilliantly kept one of the best in this family of museums. Take the whole family for some hours of learning. My kids loved it more »
It is a good place to visit, however the Zim economy has affected the upkeep of the place. There are live snakes there, Gabon vipers even. It's worth a visit
It clearly used to be amazing but it's getting minimal maintenance and all valuable items (like gold) have been stolen.
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