Karen Blixen Museum, Nairobi.


Karen Blixen Museum is a colonial-era house, where Baroness Karen Blixen lived with her husband. The Oscar winning movie “Out of Africa” was based on Karen Blixen's life in Kenya, based on her autobiographical book. The house was built in 1912 and bought by the couple in 1917, and it became the farm house for their 4500 acre farm, of which 600 acres was used for coffee farming. A visit to this museum provides an opportunity to step back in time and gain an insight into this remarkable woman's life. Views of the Ngong Hills can be admired from the beautifully landscaped gardens of the museum.

The Entry Fee is USD 15 per person [ adult or child] or approximately Ksh 1,500 per person in Kenya shillings. The museum is open between 8:30am to 5:30pm, All year round including public holidays and weekends.

Night tours: Exclusive for organized groups for a minimum of 10 people, a request can now be made through advance bookings for night tours. The Museum will be open between 6:00pm – 10:00pm except when there is a privately held function.

You may also opt to combine this tour of Karen Blixen Museum with a trip to the nearby Giraffe Center and a stop for lunch at a charming restaurant in the same area.

Contact Us using the yellow Enquiry button below to arrange a private visit here.


Our Driver-Guide collects you from your hotel at 9.30am for transfer to the Karen Blixen Museum. Spend an hour at the museum here. The nature trail offers sneak peeks at tree hyraxes and is a haven for birdwatchers, with plenty of birds living here. All the trees here are labeled to help in identification and learning. There is also shop which offers a wide selection of souvenirs including handicrafts, posters and postcards, the Movie ‘Out of Africa’, books and other mementos.
At 12pm we will transfer you back to your hotel.


Travel Dates Per Person Sharing (US $)
Number of People Travelling >>> Rates
Group of 2 persons USD 75
Group of 3 persons USD 55
Group of 4 persons USD 45
Group of over 6 persons USD 35

Inclusions & Exclusions

What's included

  • Return Transfers from any Nairobi Hotel to Karen Blixen Museum in a Safari Tour Van or Sedan vehicle in case of 2 persons, Services of an English speaking Driver-guide, and Entry Fees for yourselves.

What's not included

  • Visit to Giraffe Center { optional at extra cost }Meals, Personal and Personal Effects Insurances and all items not listed as included.