The museum houses museum collections and exhibits and has responsibility for about 20 regional museums

National Museums of Kenya is a governmental body maintaining museums and monuments in Kenya. It also practices scientific research and its main goal was and is to conduct an ongoing critical scientific examination of the natural attributes of the East African habitat. The museum houses museum collections and exhibits and has responsibility for about 20 regional museums, many sites, and monuments across the country. The nearby Snake Park is also accessible to the public.