Museum sights in Harare
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Tobacco used to be one Zimbabwe's major foreign-exchange earners and the country produced the best leaf in the world. Today there is talk that the famous tobacco floor will be closed. If you get the chance, check it out before it goes! Although the quantity traded now is a fraction of the amount in years gone by, it remains a fascinating look at where the ciggie begins.
The small Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences has enough fossils and dioramas to keep most museum buffs happy for an hour or so. The highlights are the archaeological displays and the exhibits of traditional Shona crafts, arts and music. The museum is a 10-minute walk west of the city centre.