Attractions

Museum in Arusha

Natural History Museum

This museum inside the old German boma (a fortified living compound), completed in 1900, has three parts. The best is the wing dedicated to the evolution of humans, since much of what we know about the topic came fr…
Zoo in Arusha

Meserani Snake Park

The collection of snakes and other reptiles here is the main draw, but there’s also a corny yet informative Maasai cultural museum with mock-ups of home and bush life, which you’ll visit with a Maasai warrior. You c…
Notable Building in Arusha

UN International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda Court

There’s little drama and a lot of tedious questions, but it’s still interesting to observe the UN’s attempt to bring justice to the perpetrators of Rwandan genocide. Visitors are welcome when the court is in session…
Museum in Arusha

Arusha Declaration Museum

Despite the promising subject matter, you'd have to be pretty bored to come to this unfocused little museum. Half the space is filled with photos of government officials. It improves slightly after that, with some p…
Mosque in Arusha

Mosque

This mosque is an important local landmark.
Mosque in Arusha

Mosque

This mosque is an important local landmark.