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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
Great historical experience of Rwanda

This is a good Rwandan historical experience. You can see everything from before 1500 to almost... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Puyallup, Washington
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank oscar u
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

Thank Wanderlust777
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We enjoyed the displays here and were accompanied by a very knowledgeable guide who could explain and answer questions. It begins with an overview of the geological characteristics and language and takes you through the crafts and tools and practices and beliefs. There was a...More

Thank AdventurePhiles
Reviewed 4 June 2017

The museum consists of several different areas showing the cultural history of the country mainly pre-colonial. Some parts covering geology are interesting if you have a specialist interest but generally the museum can be viewed in an hour. One of the main attractions is a...More

Thank T-SGlobetrotters
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We had a whistle stop tour of the museum with one of the guides as we only had 30 mins available. The guide was sensitive and adapted the tour to make sure we focus on the most interesting artefacts. The highlight is definitely the chief's...More

Thank Josephoz
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