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Museums In Uganda

Museums In Uganda

A museum is a non-profit, permanent institution in the service of society and its development, open to the public, which acquires, conserves, researches, communicates and exhibits the tangible and intangible heritage of humanity and its environment for the purposes of education, study and enjoyment.

The biggest and the oldest Museum in Uganda which was founded in 1908, the Uganda Museums remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Enjoy African history cultures and treasures of Uganda under one roof.The Museum has different sections including Traditional music section with the traditional musical instruments and a live performance is available for the visitors Archaeology section with the parts of Stone Age and Iron Age where you will be able to see the stone tools which were used 1,000,000 years ago Independence pavilion of science and industry having transport (7th car in Uganda), communication (model of the 1st telephone in East Africa)Ethno history with the things of recent history like the first printing press in Uganda Ethnography providing the visitors with the touch of cultures and peoples way of life Palaeontology with the fossils aged about 20,000,000 years ago. Also discover the distinct species of mammals like Long- horned buffalo and the Indian Elephant Outside the Museum is the Living museum (Cultural village) that exhibits the ways of lives of Ugandans as it represents the whole of Uganda.

Ugandan-National-Museum

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