Ethnographic Museum


About The Huye Ethnographic Museum

The Ethnographic Museum, located in Huye, Southern Province of Rwanda, houses one of
Africa’s finest ethnographic collections. Seven galleries display historical, ethnographic, artistic
and archaeological artifacts accompanied by visual aids, giving visitors a rich insight into
Rwandan culture. The exhibits open with geographical and geological displays, moving on
to items used in hunting, agriculture, animal husbandry, pottery, weaving and woodwork.
Traditional clothing and architectural methods are also illustrated, as well as the social
importance of cattle.