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Educate yourself on the Rwandan people and culture with the collections of King's Palace Museum, where several halls house items coming from different aspects of life. Trace the evolution of traditional clothing and types of residences through the centuries, as well as how the people's agriculture, for example, has developed through the present. Built in 1989 with the help of the Belgian government, the museum also offers a detailed insight into the country's tumultuous history. Stop in the onsite shop to buy souvenirs and memorabilia. To visit King's Palace Museum and other attractions in Butare, use our Butare trip maker.
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King's Palace Museum reviews
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I really enjoyed the whole tour as I learnt a lot about the history and customs in Rwanda. The guide was informative and knowledgeable.
I really enjoyed the whole tour as I learnt a lot about the history and customs in Rwanda. The guide was informative and knowledgeable. more »
3 parts to the tour - the King's palace and smaller milk and beer huts are the most interesting. The royal cows are beautiful and worth a look. The modern palace / museum is a little odd but has some.... more
3 parts to the tour - the King's palace and smaller milk and beer huts are the most interesting. The royal cows are beautiful and worth a look. The modern palace / museum is a little odd but has some.... more »
Beautiful place 😍 We enjoyed the tour, it was fun. The kids loved it, running around and learning. We only visited the palaces and the cows, I believe there's more to do, so be sure to ask them ahead of the time what more to do there so you can prepare better. There's a restaurant, we did not eat there but the food looked good. The price for visiting is affordable.
We didn’t have time to do the full tour sadly due to travel delays but I loved seeing the Irembo cattle and out guide was super helpful. Restaurant was nice ( chilly on the day we were there) and thought we waited ages for a pizza it was very tasty.
Lovely place. It exhibits a rich culture of the Rwandans
If you have never been there I am strongly recommending this place. It's all about the real stories from true history of Rwanda. And once you see the King's cattle *Inyambo* you feel like dreaming!! But it's true things.
One of the best visit of my Rwanda experience It is pure history of recent century, the new and old kings palace, traditional way of Kings life, the most exciting part is being next to those cows The journey takes 1 hour and 45 minutes from Kigali City Center, The one of the best brochettes are also available in Nyanza city, I highly recommend!
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