The Uganda Museum is situated five kilometers away from the Kampala city centre on plot 5 Kira road. When coming from Kampala, pass through Wandegeya trading centre and by Mulago hospital. Just before Kamwokya Town is a large sign post reading Uganda Museum.
The Uganda Museum is the oldest in East Africa with a collection exceeding one million specimens. The core of the collections is ethnography and fossils.
“To impart knowledge of cultural and natural heritage to the present and future generations for their enjoyment”
Promote, protect and present the cultural and natural heritage of Uganda through collection, conservation, preservation, study and information dissemination for delectation and education.”
Aims and Methods
The Museum seeks to portray Uganda and the activities of its people by preserving and disseminating information about it and its peoples to the visitors.