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Learn how to explore the rich culture and history at the Uganda Museum

The Uganda Museum is the biggest and the oldest Museum in Uganda which started in 1908 at Lugard’s fort on Old Kampala Hill in Kampala city. It later moved to Makerere University at the school of industrial and fine arts and lastly to KItante Hill where it stands today.

Location of Uganda Museum

The Uganda Museum is located five kilometers away from the Kampala city center on plot 5 Kira road. When coming from Kampala, pass through Wandegeya trading center and by Mulago hospital. Just before Kamwokya Town is a large sign post reading Uganda Museum.


Traditional Music

Traditional music section with the traditional musical instruments and a live performance is available for the visitors


Archaeology section with the parts of the 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

Ethno history with the things of recent history like the first printing press in Uganda

Inside the Uganda Museum

Ethnography provides 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 a Living museum (Cultural village) that exhibits the ways of lives of Ugandans as it represents the whole of Uganda. Ibamba restaurant is available to serve you the ugandan food from all different tribes and cultures.

A Day in the Museum by Julian Mwine

When to visit the Uganda museum

Throughout the year, however, the museum usually receives a high number of visitors, including foreign tourists, during the December Christmas festive season. If you would like you want a visit to this national museum, visit contact us here.

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