• DAR ES SALAAM CENTRE FOR ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
    Saving and promoting urban heritage in Dar es Salaam
    and the East African Region.
    City Tours         Newsletter
  • Layer
    DAR ES SALAAM CENTRE FOR ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE
    Saving and promoting urban heritage in Dar es Salaam
    and the East African Region.
    City Tours         Newsletter
  • History


  • The Dar es Salaam Centre for Architectural Heritage (DARCH) is a non-profit company that aims at saving and promoting historical architecture in Dar es Salaam and the wider East African context through research and documentation, education & professional training, community outreach and public cultural events.

    DARCH! is located in the Old Boma -presumably Dar’s oldest building, renovated to the highest international standards making it a showcase of sustainable conservation, attesting to an approach towards built heritage that is innovative, integrated, sensitive and developmental, understanding heritage as a living and constantly transforming asset - a key driver and catalyst for economic, social, cultural and political innovation and reinvention.

TEAM


EVENTS


General information Special Events and Activities

  • German Architecture in Tanzania
    07

    Nov,18

  • German Architecture in Tanzania

    Darch the old boma building, SOKOINE DRIVE
    5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    The German Ambassador to Tanzania Dr. Detlef Wächter will inaugurate a photo exhibition on the architectural heritage of German colonial period at the BOMA Dar es Salaam on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018. The exhibition is the outcome of a German-Tanzanian expert mission that visited around 45 sites and buildings nationwide in early 2018 financed by the German Foreign Office. The photographic exhibition displays the current state of architectural heritage from the German colonial period. Entrance is Free!

    Add Now 07 Nov,18 5:00 PM 07 Nov,18 7:00 PM East Africa German Architecture in Tanzania The German Ambassador to Tanzania Dr. Detlef Wächter will inaugurate a photo exhibition on the architectural heritage of German colonial period at the BOMA Dar es Salaam on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018. The exhibition is the outcome of a German-Tanzanian expert mission that visited around 45 sites and buildings nationwide in early 2018 financed by the German Foreign Office. The photographic exhibition displays the current state of architectural heritage from the German colonial period. Entrance is Free! Darch the old boma building, SOKOINE DRIVE Dar es salaam Centre of Architectural Heritage info@darchtz.com
  • Wahenga | Free film screening at DARCH
    01

    Nov,18

  • Wahenga | Free film screening at DARCH

    Darch the old boma building, SOKOINE DRIVE
    7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    John Kitime, an energetic musician in his 60s, puts together a band to revive the dying sound of Tanzanian Zilipendwa, music from the early independence era. Weaving memories of the past and dreams for the future, John and his bandmates revisit the golden era of gleaming horns and packed dance halls as they struggle to keep the music alive in a passionate argument for “the ones that were loved". Will they succeed?

    Add Now 01 Nov,18 7:00 PM 01 Nov,18 10:00 PM East Africa Wahenga | Free film screening at DARCH John Kitime, an energetic musician in his 60s, puts together a band to revive the dying sound of Tanzanian Zilipendwa, music from the early independence era. Weaving memories of the past and dreams for the future, John and his bandmates revisit the golden era of gleaming horns and packed dance halls as they struggle to keep the music alive in a passionate argument for “the ones that were loved". Will they succeed? Darch the old boma building, SOKOINE DRIVE Dar es salaam Centre of Architectural Heritage info@darchtz.com

contact us

We are located in downtown Dar-es-salaam, just a few minutes from Central Railway Station

Thank You. Your Message has been Submitted

Visiting Hours

  • Mon - Fri

    9 am to 5 pm

  • Tour Bookings
  • Sat - Sun

    Only on special request

  • Tour Bookings on request