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Karen Blixen Museum Tour is one of our best Nairobi excursions historical tour that depicts the life of Karen Blixen. The farm house is located 10kms from Nairobi city on the foot of Ngong hills. It is here where Karen blixen lived in from 1912 when she arrived in Kenya .
She acquired land and started coffee farming.This led to the introduction of coffee farming in Kenya. Karen Blixen house was designed and built in 1912 by Swedish engineer Ake Sjogren.
Karen was married to Bror’s until 1920 .Due to some issues the couple divorced & Karen was left alone managing the farm.
There are many literature s in her house that show her dramatic life she lived alone. She also chronicled her time with Finch Hatton, said to be one of literature’s great romances. In 1931 Finch Hatton was killed in an airplane crash flying to his beloved Tsavo and Blixen sold the farm returning to her native Denmark.
Today Karen Blixen house is under the Kenya national museums .Its open daily from 1000 hrs to 1800 hrs. Visit to this attraction will show a true picture of the colonial British East Africa, experience the gardens, the stately veranda and artifacts left by Karen .
Pick up from your Nairobi city hotel , Residence or from the airport and drive to Karen Blixen farm & Museum .
With this short tour you will be able to visit the home of the pioneer coffee farmer; Karen Blixen of “Out of Africa” fame which is now preserved as a museum.
By visiting this museum you will get an opportunity to step back in time and gain an insight into the life of this remarkable woman.
You can also admire the views of Ngong Hills from the beautifully landscaped gardens of the museum.
The Karen Blixen Museum is one of a kind and one of the most interesting regional museums and prehistoric sites of the National Museums of Kenya.
And it continues to be an immensely popular tourist attraction with the same words Karen wrote “I dream of Africa”.
This tour can be combined with other excursions like the Nairobi animal orphanage, Bomas of Kenya or treat yourself with a special meal at Nairobi carnivore restaurant.
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Meru Road Mombasa -Kenya.
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