Karen Blixen Museum

Located 10 km from Nairobis city centre, this museum was originally a farm house owned by a Danish Author Karen and her Swedish husband Blixen in 1917. The famous movie “Out of Africa”, depicting an autobiography of Karen was shot from her farmhouse. A museum shop offers for sale, artifacts, handicrafts, posters and postcards. The beautiful grounds surrounding the museum may be rented for wedding receptions, corporate functions among others. There is another Karen Blixen Museum in Rungstedlund, 25 km North of Copenhagen, Denmark where her burial place and gravestone are located. It is a rich part of the Danish Cultural Heritage.

 

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