Karen Blixen Museum

Bogani House, or the Karen Blixen Museum in Karen, Nairobi. The residence was once occupied by famous author Karen Blixen (inset).

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A visit to the house that gave a suburb its name

What you need to know:

  • Bogani House was once the home of Karen Blixen, the lady after whom the Karen suburb in Nairobi is named.
  • Baron Blixen moved out of Bogani House in 1921 and in 1922, Denys Finch Hatton moved in.

Leaving Bogani Road in Nairobi, one turns into Karen Road. The Karen Blixen Museum is a few metres ahead.


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