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Ethnographic Museum - Huye

| Huye, Huye, Rwanda
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Great way to learn about Rwanda

This is a huge museum just ourside the city of Huye. It is a very short walk from the Huye bus... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Scullyster
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Nyanza, Rwanda
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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
WanderingTom2008
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Puyallup, Washington
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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

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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

A nice little walk from town, the museum is informative and a good way to learn about Rwandan history. I spent about 2 hours here

Thank Becka155
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Reviewed 23 May 2016

For months I was traveling to and working in Huye. I finally took the time to visit the Ethnographic museum right next to the bus station. This is a real gem and ought to be a must see for anyone visiting this Southern District of...More

Thank Oxwood-Farm
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Once in Huye (Butare) town, believe me you can not afford to miss out the Ethnographic museum. The museum tells the country's past legacy with well exhibited fascinating collections that one would love to see in a life time. The well decorated cultural fence is...More

Thank DavidNkusi
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