If you want to learn more about the history and origins of a place or a country, museums always offer enlightening insight through a collection of artefacts and other objects. Africa is home to countless museums that vividly tell the story of the continent – the painful past, the rich history, the powerful art, and the fascinating discoveries. From Mauritius to Senegal and Ethiopia and all the way up to Egypt, we have selected a few museums that will offer you an look into the vast and diverse history and culture of Africa.

1House of Slaves – Senegal

House of Slaves - Senegal

2Egyptian Museum – Egypt

Egyptian Museum - Egypt

3Apartheid Museum – South Africa

Apartheid Museum - South Africa

4Nairobi National Museum – Kenya

Nairobi National Museum - Kenya

5Blue Penny Museum – Mauritius

Blue Penny Museum - Mauritius

6National Museum of Ethiopia – Ethiopia

National Museum of Ethiopia - Ethiopia

7Red Castle Museum – Libya

Red Castle Museum – Libya

8Benin City National Museum – Nigeria

Benin City National Museum – Nigeria

9Museum Of Modern Art Of Algiers – Algeria

Museum Of Modern Art Of Algiers – Algeria

10Iziko Museums – South Africa

Iziko Museums – South Africa
Moza Moyo
Moza Moyo is based in Johannesburg and is passionate about telling news stories that change the African narrative. His writing touches on an array of issues and topics, including human interest, business, race, and culture.