Mombasa City Tusks tour
The Tusks on the Mombasa’s main Highway is a symbolic representation of entrance into the heart of the town. The Tusks were built to commemorate the visit of Queen Elizabeth to the town in 1952. Ivory was considered to be an exquisite commodity during the time the Queen was making a visit. In essence, the Tusks were meant to embrace the Queen and the British Empire in to the town and within its social structure. Museum.