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Ethnographic Museum

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We stopped here en route to Nyungwe from Kigali. Glad we stopped by - it's an interesting place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sophie G
London, United Kingdom

I went on a quiet Sunday morning, and had a museum employee show me around. He was helpful and told... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Our Five to Five Hotel arranged a driver for our day trip south to Huye (Butare) with our 1st stop at this museum. After paying 6000 Rf($7) each, we moved systematically through the 5-6 halls of glassed displays of preserved cultural items, each properly described...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stopped here en route to Nyungwe from Kigali. Glad we stopped by - it's an interesting place. It's not huge - you can get around it in about a hour or so. The woven objects are especially impressive. I think the entrance fee was...More

Thank Sophie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

nice experience with this museum launched in sept 1989. you can enjoy all aspects of Rwanda in the past from geology, social-economic welfare of Rwandans, etc.

Thank Rwanda M
Reviewed 11 October 2018

I stopped here for an hour, but probably could have used about 3 hours total to review everything fully and really get more in-depth. This is much different than the Kings Palace which is nearby, and offers rare artifacts from hundreds and thousands of years...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 August 2018

This is amazing museum that you can never miss to visit. It is located in former Butare province(Huye district now). The museum showcases the way of live for Rwandan from the past up to today from agriculture, farming, fishing, hunting, building the house, artistic and...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

I went on a quiet Sunday morning, and had a museum employee show me around. He was helpful and told me lots about the history and the people of Rwanda. Photography is not allowed though.

Thank tranmerekev
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

This is a huge museum just ourside the city of Huye. It is a very short walk from the Huye bus station so a convenient stop if you are visiting Huye. The museum is in a very interesting building from an architectural perspective - all...More

2  Thank Scullyster
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This is a good Rwandan historical experience. You can see everything from before 1500 to almost present day. The exhibits have a lot of artifacts from a long time ago. You would definitely enjoy if you like early history of countries and the world.

1  Thank WanderingTom2008
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

A history of Rwanda through the ages, escorted by knowledgeable guide. I am not sure that everything is of interest to everyone and feel it would have been better to browse the areas that i was interested in and then ask questions later.

1  Thank John T
Reviewed 19 February 2018

We cut short one of our workdays in Huye in order to spend some time in the museum. The guide gave us some highlights and then circulated around the museum, so we could ask further questions as needed. The displays are old-fashioned, but the collection...More

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