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This house belonged to the Khalifah who was the successor of the Mahdi. It is now a museum of the time. It contains a range of weapons & artefacts such as General Gordon's chair. It also has a letter from the Mahdi asking Gordon to...More
Abdallahi also called Al Khalifa succeeded Mahdi as leader of the Sudanese upsrising in 1891 after a bitter struggle with rivals. His record does not only include fighting British colonial power, but also all non-Muslim others primarily Ethiopia which he invaded with a 60,000 men...More
It's worth reading up a little about the Madhi, the Khalifa, Gordon, etc, before visiting here, as there isn't much in the way of explanation on many of the rooms and artifacts here, some of which are startling when you realise what you're looking at....More
The Khalifa was Al Mahdi's successor and continued the fight against the British in Sudan. This museum gives you a look into those times. There are some interesting artifacts (such as captured Maxim guns) and the building itself is fascinating. This museum should be better...More
The museum is on the house of Al Khalifa Al Mahdi; who led the revolution against the Turkish - Egyptian rule of Sudan 1885
It is very interesting, you can see how Al Mahdi was luxuriously living at that time.. the museum also contains a...More
This is the place where the Mahdi's successor lived and also houses a collection of weapons, including the British machine guns that put an end to the Mahdist revolution, delivering two heavy defeats to the Khalifa. However, if you have not leafed thru the pages...More