Museums of Rwanda

Rwanda Attractions

The institute of Museums of Rwanda comprises of 6 museums in total with headquarters in Huye district. Below are the different museums in Rwanda and the areas they focus on Ethnographic Museum (‘The National Museum of Rwanda’) The national museum of Rwanda is located in Huye district which is en route to Nyungwe forest national park, 132 km from Kigali. It is the largest and most known of all the museums of Rwanda. The museum boasts of some of the …

Iby’Iwacu Cultural Village Tour in Rwanda

Rwanda Attractions

While you visit Volcanoes national park in Rwanda for gorilla trekking consider to add on a visit to Iby’Iwacu cultural village to explore the culture and lifestyle of the Rwandan people. The cultural village started as a response to gorilla poaching which was carried out by some members of the community and was on the increase in-spite of the park recruiting more rangers for the protection of the mountain gorillas. It was later discovered that the poaching was partly due …

Rwanda Genocide Memorial Centres

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The Rwandan genocide memorial centers are spread all over the country with some more prominent than others commemorating the Rwandan genocide in 1994. It is believed that over 800,000 people were killed in a space of 100 days starting in April 1994. The centers have exhibits of remains, photographs, and personal belongings like clothing, shoes, and others of the genocide victims. The genocide centers act as a reminder of the evil act of genocide and an appeal that it should …

Exploring Lake Kivu – Rwanda

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Lake Kivu is located in western Rwanda and is shared with Democratic Republic of Congo with beautiful beaches, great tropical weather, and beautiful scenery. The lake provides the ideal place for rest and recuperation while on your safari in Rwanda. Some of the activities on the lake include, sunbathing, swimming, and water sports like Kayaking, wind surfing & canoeing. You can visit lake Kivu as part of your Rwanda safari itinerary or for a weekend if you work and live …