Rediscovering Kisumu Museum

Kisumu Museum is a cultural, educational, recreational and wildlife viewing centre located along the Kisumu-Kericho highway. The museum was officially open to the public on 7th April 1980. It has various cultural galleries of diverse ethnic communities, some of which comprise of traditional attire, bead-work, basketry, fishing gear, agricultural tools and hunting regalia from the region. One can also visit the exhibitions of fresh-water fish, reptiles (diverse snakes, tortoises and crocodiles) and free ranging birds.

A tour at the cultural centre in incomplete with a tour to the traditional Luo homestead. The typical homestead offers insight to visitors as it is a replica comprising of three huts of Mzee Odero, his three wives and the eldest wife’s first son. The homestead also has livestock pens (kuul) and a granary (dero).

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