Karen Blixen House Tour in Kenya: Karen Blixen Museum Visit day tour is a short trip to one of the famous Kenyan museums in Nairobi. The Karen Blixen house is a popular museum as it depicts the life of early Kenya colonial settlers. The Karen Blixen Farm Museum is located in the house of the former land owner and coffee farmer Karen Blixen who was a Danish lady that settled here with her husband. Karen Blixen day visit is a guided tour around the house which has all the colonial furniture and wildlife prizes owned by Karen Blixen. Karen Blixen Home is an old colonial house located in a leafy suburb within the former coffee estate near Ngong Hills.
Depart from the hotel and drive towards the former home of the famous Karen Blixen; author of “Out of Africa” and one of the most famous colonialists in east Africa.
The house built in 1910 has a red tile roof and mellow wood paneling in the rooms. When Karen Blixen bought the property, it had 6,000 acres of land but only 600 acres were developed for growing coffee; the rest was retained under natural forest.
Much of the original furniture is on display in the house. The original kitchen has been restored, and is now open for viewing. A Dove Stove similar to the one used by Karen Blixen is on display, as are the kitchen utensils. Reconstruction of the coffee factory, along with other old farm machinery is underway.
The aim here is to take an individual back in time, and provide a visual impression of each settler life in Kenya. Karen Blixen Museum has become a herb of various activities including private parties, research and visitation, from all over the world. The income so generated is used to refurbish and maintain Karen Blixen Museum and other regional museums.
Depart from the Museum and back to the hotel.