The Uganda Museum is the biggest and the oldest Museum in Uganda which started in 1908 at Lugard’s fort on old Kampala Hill in Kampala city. It later moved to Makerere University at the school of industrial and fine arts and lastly to Kitante Hill where it stands today. the Museum has different sections including
Traditional music section with the traditional musical instruments and a live performance is available for the visitors Archaeology section with the parts of Stone Age and Iron Age where you will be able to see the stone tools which were used 1,000,000 years ago Independence pavilion of science and industry having transport (7th car in Uganda), communication (model of the 1st telephone in East Africa) Ethnology history with the things of recent history like the first printing press in Uganda Ethnography providing the visitors with the touch of cultures and peoples’ way of life Palaeontology with the fossils aged about 20,000,000 years ago.
Also discover the distinct species of mammals like Long- horned buffalo and the Indian Elephant.
Outside the Museum is the Living museum (Cultural village) that exhibits the ways of lives of Ugandans as it represents the whole of Uganda