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A look back in history

I went to the memorial because as an ex-UN employee the events of September 1961 have always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
philip819
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Nice historic place. It is well maintained and with all the information related to this tragic... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Gabriel B
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Off the Ndola-Kitwe Carriage Way, Ndola 50100, Zambia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the memorial because as an ex-UN employee the events of September 1961 have always fascinated me. The site is simple and unpretentious - which befits the nature of the tragedy and of Hammarskjold himself. The normalcy and quiet of the site add...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

A short drive from Ndola, via the dual carriageway, the little spot has a lot to tell of its history.

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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Nice historic place. It is well maintained and with all the information related to this tragic accident.

Thank Gabriel B
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Easy to get to if you're driving from Ndola to Kitwe and well signposted. It's the actual crash site and the museum has some interesting information. The guide was useful too.

1  Thank duncan677
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The sevice to the public is excellent. The explanation about the history of Dag Hammarskjoeld well told. The display of information about his death and what transpired well told and is detailed. Customer service to the public very good and friendly.

1  Thank 959Eleanor
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

The memorial itself is similar as those found everywhere. However if you are prepared to spend some time reading the boards set out in the room, the history of the Congo conflict, the crash and the Secretary General for the U.N. are detailed quite nicely.

Thank David P
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The museums and grounds offer a great deal of information. It is a nice place to stop and visit for an hour or so.

Thank Cheeriop
Reviewed 28 August 2016

A very tranquil place with many reminders of a significant time in history. The place is really in the middle of nowhere, so you need either your own vehicle or a guided tour.

1  Thank Hajfi
Reviewed 18 April 2016 via mobile

We went to leave after driving in and seeing the US $15 pp entry. Everything was negotiable and ended up paying $5 for ghe visit. The anthill where the plane crashed has a lookout built up the top. The is a circular garden and it...More

2  Thank AfricaEddie
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Nice to visit but not much to see.Main part is a room with the story written on the wall which can be found on wikipedia as well. Good maintaibed area and road was new at the time we went there. For tourist they charge 15$...More

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