This Museum was built in 1987, and now houses one of Africa's finest ethnographic collections. Its seven galleries display historical, ethnographic, artistic and archaeological artifacts accompanied by visual aides, giving visitors a rich insight into the culture of Rwandans.

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Service Providers - Ethnographic Museum

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Tour Operators

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This Museum was built in 1987, and now houses one of Africa's finest ethnographic collections. Its seven galleries display historical, ethnographic, artistic and archaeological artifacts accompanied by visual aides, giving visitors a rich insight into the culture of Rwandans.

  • Facts & Figures about Rwanda

    President : Paul Kagame

    Prime Minister : Édouard Ngirente

    Land area : 9,633 sq mi (24,949 sq km); total area: 10,169 sq mi (26,338 sq km)

    Population (2019 est.) : 12,626,950 (growth rate: 2.63%);

    Capital and largest city (2011 est.) : Kigali, 1.004 million

    Monetary unit : Rwanda franc

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Ethnographic Museum is located in Huye, 132 km South of Kigali-Rwanda's Capital. There are buses that drive there from Nyabugogo bus station in Kigali. You can also get a private car to transport you there

There are guides in the museums that will help you get around the museum

The museum is open all year around.

On Working days. All Museums are open every day from 8:00 am –16:00 pm, due to safety measures of fighting Covid-19 pandemic

On Umuganda- [community work] day, which is the last Saturday of every month, all museums open at 12:00 am

Except on: 7th April when all museums are closed

Travel lightly.

For more information about Ethnographic Museum please click on the link below to visit the officiel website.

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