Museums Walking Tour including House of Wonder, Palace Museum and Zanzibar Painting Exhibition Center

Take a small group walking tour of the Zanzibar Museums and Panting Exhibition Center, and jump the queue by booking ahead. Numbers are limited to a maximum of 20 people on this small group walking tour, ensuring you’ll receive personalized attention from your guide. And by booking ahead, you won’t waste any time waiting in line!

Skip the Line:

Museums Walking Tour including House of Wonder, Palace Museum and Zanzibar Painting Exhibition Center

Tour Highlights

  • Skip the line with a guided walking tour inside the Zanzibar Museums, House of wonder and Palace Museums
  • Includes Arab History with magnificent Civilization and Creation of Stone Town City.
  • Personalized small group and commentary (maximum 20 people)
  • Expert English-speaking guide, plus mineral water while walking.
  • The tour ends close to the Stone Town Post Office – don’t forget to send postcard of two from the smallest country in the world!

Your knowledgeable guide will escort you into Zanzibar Museums to explore the world’s most extensive collection of Swahili art. Brilliantly decorated and lined with masterpieces, the museums are brimming with treasures and history. Your guide will lead you through the 200 rooms, and share the stories and secrets contained within the House of Wonder’s walls.

Highlights of the museums are the Arabs civilization, Swahili civilization, and ancient paintings. After taking in the House of Wonder Museum, you will encounter another of Palace Museums, Sultan and Arabs colonization, and Dhow civilizations. For a fascinating finish to your small group guided walking tour, stop to admire magnificent Painting Exhibition Center, as your guide points out Swahili use of optical illusion.

Do you want to skip the line AND the crowds too?
Upgrade to the 8:00 AM tour and not only will you skip the long lines (which can last up to two hours!) to enter the Zanzibar Museums but gain access as soon as the doors open – before the general public step foot inside! Tours are arranged exclusively for our guests and groups never exceed 10 people in total. No upgrades available on Sunday.

Do you want to see the Palace Museums and House of Wonder at Night?
Upgrade to the 7:30 PM tour and gain access to the museums after the official closing times – an opportunity available for a strictly limited season. The general public is not permitted into the Museums in the evening – you must pre-book a guided tour to gain access. Hurry! The season will run from July 01 every Week until March 25. Then it will stop to start again from July 01 until March 25.