The Uganda Museum conducts comprehensive research on archaeology, palaeontology anthropology and ethnography for the purpose of publication, academia and interpretation of cultural heritage.
Findings of the research are published on different platforms like exhibitions, conferences, Azania, the Geopal Uganda Journal and the Uganda Society Journal. The Museum also carries out collaborative research with local and international universities as well as related organizations. The literature generated on different aspects of museums, sites and monuments of Uganda provides the public with up-to-date information
Strategic Plan for Museums and Monuments
UGANDA’s Vision 2040 is conceptualized around strengthening the fundamentals of the economy to harness the abundant opportunities around the country among which is a huge potential for tourism. The current third National Development Plan (NDP III 2020- 2025) under paragraph 202, alludes to the big potential for Uganda in tourism compared to its comparators, notably in the areas of safaris, culture and the endowment of a rich cultural and natural heritage (with strong tangible and intangible values).
The Museums and Monuments Act, 2023
An Act to consolidate and reform the law relating to cultural and natural heritage; to strengthen the administrative structures from the effective management of cultural and natural heritage; to provide for the classification of museums;
Fort Luba - Thruston Historical Site
Luba - Thruston Fort is an important historical site near Lake Victoria that offers visitors an extraordinary opportunity to learn about the rich histories of the site that inform the identity of the people of Bukaleba, Busoga, and Uganda.
Geo-Pal Uganda No. 21
The recovery of an almost complete mandible of Rusingameryx aequatorialis at locality Napak XIX (Iriri Member, ca 20 +/- 0.5 Ma) clarifies the permanent lower dental formula of large early Miocene bothriodonts, a subject about which there has been debate in the literature.
Geo-Pal Uganda No.20
The taxonomic and systematic affinities of Plio-Pleistocene species of African suids have been actively debated, mainly because some of the type specimens comprised isolated teeth, or even on occasion incomplete teeth, the case with Notochoerus ...