Ethnographic Museum (Rwanda)
The Ethnographic Museum when it was called the National Museum of Rwanda
|Former name||National Museum of Rwanda|
The Ethnographic Museum (Kinyarwanda: Inzu ndangamurage), formerly the National Museum of Rwanda (French: Musée national du Rwanda, Kinyarwanda: Ingoro y'Umurage w'u Rwanda), is the national museum of Rwanda. It is located in Butare.
It was built with help of the Belgian government. It first opened in 1989 and it is a good source of information on the cultural history of the country and the region. It is also known as the site of the murder of Queen Dowager Rosalie Gicanda and several others during the Rwandan Genocide.
- "Inzu Ndangamurage z’u Rwanda zikomeje kwinjiza akayabo." (Archived 2013-03-10 at WebCite) Izuba Rirashe. Retrieved on 10 March 2013.
- Aimable Twagilimana (1 October 2007). Historical Dictionary of Rwanda. Scarecrow Press. p. 124. ISBN 978-0-8108-6426-9.
- Rwanda genocide: Nizeyimana convicted of killing Queen Gicanda, 19 June 2012, BBC, Retrieved 2 March 2016
- Ethnographic Museum - Institute of National Museums of Rwanda
- National Museum of Rwanda (Archive)
- National Museum of Rwanda at National University of Rwanda
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