The Olduvai Gorge Museum was founded by Mary Leakey in the late 1970s. The museum was originally designed to house paleoanthropological artifacts from the surrounding area. The Olduvai Gorge Museum was later after her death put under control of the Tanzanian Government’s Department of Cultural Antiquities. During the Mid 1990s The J. Paul Getty Museum’s Department of Conservation renovated and added to the museum.
Museum is Located between the Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti, many prehistoric fossils, including the remains of several of the world’s earliest humans, found there. There is a small museum and an observation platform overlooking the Gorge. Guided lecture tours will provide full details and information. Welcome Oldupai gorge Welcome Tanzania.