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Makumbusho Village Museum

A popular tourist attraction, the Makumbusho Village Museum displays traditional Tanzanian traditional homes, representing 18 ethnic tribes. Visitors are taken on a tour through the homes, which include furnished huts, meeting places and cattle pens, and can view artists and craftsmen weaving, carving and painting. Traditional dances are held every Thursday and Sunday.

Transport: Five miles (8km) from the city centre, next to the New Bagamoyo Road (Makumbusha bus stop).

Opening times: Open daily from 9:30am to 7pm