Maralal Kenyatta House

The Kenyatta House in Maralal, Samburu County.

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The Maralal bungalow where Uhuru Kenyatta was conceived

What you need to know:

  • The colonial-era bungalow, now under the National Museums of Kenya, played its fair bit in Kenya’s independence struggle.
  • The visitors book was signed by President Uhuru Kenyatta on March 5, 2021 when he visited the house on a tour of Samburu County.

On a hilltop in Maralal, Samburu County, sits a building where Jomo Kenyatta stayed in the last days of his detention in 1961 as negotiations were underway on the terms of independence.

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