Museum lovers in the capital have reason to smile thanks to the KSh8 million renovation and refurbishment of the Nairobi National Museum, which officially reopened to the public on 14 July.

The ambitious project at the facility near the city centre took three years to complete with funds from the European Union.

The redevelopment included the expansion of the museum and construction of a new commercial centre with an array of new amenities for visitors such as restaurants and shops.

There are now 12 galleries, up from nine, including three hosting permanent exhibitions, Hall of Kenya, Hall of Mammals and Cradle of Humankind.

The galleries present the highlights of Kenya

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