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Road to Reconciliation

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The project Preserving and Presenting Memorial Landscapes to Promote Reconciliation and Sustain Peace in Northern Uganda was a joint project between the Uganda National Museum and the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage. It was funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs with a total of USD 270,000 over three years, from 2010 - 2012.

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). 

Dolwe Island; Jewel of the Nile


The Dolwe is one of Uganda’s (and Lake Victoria’s) best kept secrets, a beautiful island about 25 sq Kms, situated in Ugandan waters not far from the Kenyan border. It is characterized by the many granite rocks and boulders which rise like castles across the landscape, one gigantic builder balanced on another, as if a giant had been playing with them.

Monuments act 2023

The Museums and Monuments Act, 2023

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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.

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