The National museum of Rwanda is located in the town of Butare approximately 81 miles (135 km) south of the capital city of Kigali. (Butare is considered to be the intellectual center of the country with its National Museum, arboretum, and several academic (university) and research institutions.) The Butare museum is situated on more than 50 acres (20 hectares) of land. The buildings themselves occupy 9,000 sq. feet (2,500 square meters). The remaining land has been made into gardens containing indigenous vegetation and a traditional craft training center making the entire site an educational experience and a pleasure to visit.
Category: Museums - History