Archives for Museums
History of museums could be the oldest in East Africa. The Uganda Museum’s history goes as far as 1901 when the collections of ethnographical specimens started. It was officially established in 1908. Uganda Museum was apparently known as ‘Enyumba ya mayembe’(The house of horns, charms or fetishes) and the curator was referred to as ‘Omukulu ...
Located in Kamion Sub-county in Kaabong District, the museum is intended to collect and preserves the cultural resources of the Ik people, one of Uganda’s ethnic minority groups. For further details contact John Mark Lomeri: +256 782911102/+256 75511102
Located in Mpondwe Lhubiriha town council Kasese District, the museum showcases the artifacts of the Bakonzo and cultural performances especially to visitors and tourists to Queen Elizabeth National Park. For further details contact Baguma Stephen: +256 752816422
Located in Hoima town at Kwebiha Hostel, the museum showcases artifacts that depict the importance of cultural heritage and history of the Banyoro. Artifacts range from music instruments to household utensils. For further information call Apuuli Karugaba: +256-772686922
Located on Mutunda Road in Kisoro town, the Gakondo Cultural Museum preserves and promotes the cultural resources of the Bafumbira, including traditional ways of worship, home utensils and traditional crafts. For further details please call Jean Mugisha: +256775222735 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Locatedin Nassuuti village in Ham Mukasa’s house, the museum showcases artifacts that portray the legacy of Ham Mukasa (1868–1956), one of the earliest Anglican Catechists and secretary to Sir Apollo Kaggwa, one of the longest serving Katikkiros of Buganda. He was appointed a Katikkiro by King Mwanga II in 1890, and served in that capacity ...