National Natural History Museum
|Curator: Mrs. Felista Mangalo
P.O. Box 2160 Arusha - Tanzania
museum is situated at the end of the Boma road neighbouring the Arusha
International Conference Centre, the Arusha Municipal Council, and the
Arusha Regional Offices.
It is harboured in the Old
German Boma. The boma is believed to be founded by the Germans in
about 1900, for administration and communication purposes during the
Germans colonial era in Tanganyika.
|The Museum was opened to the public in 1987 with the exhibits depicting human evolution, including findings from the famous Olduvai Gorge and the Laetoli footprints. A modest exhibition on entomology presenting some insects of economic importance is also an attraction to visitors.|
bring together students and teachers to discover values and learn more
about different issues in relation to school curriculum through the use
of the Internet.
challenge for the youth today is to make sense of the lots of
information and data available to them and to adopt a critical attitude
to it. Students therefore
need to know what to search for, how and where.
The Museum Cyber-net is here for them.
At the museum Cyber – net students and teachers are provided with the necessary skills and equipment to benefit from the vast resources available in the globe. Internet offers information and opportunities; opportunities to establish contact with other teachers, students and schools around the world.
There are two types of services at the Museum
|Special thanks goes to the Tanzania Culture Trust Fund without which the furnishing of the Museum Cyber-net would have been impossible. We therefore recommend our visitors to surf the Internet for the World Heritage Sites.|