Museums and Zoos in Uganda

Uganda is a landlocked country with a few beaches along the shores of Lake Victoria and on its Islands. The beaches are convenient for weekend beach vacations, family getaway, fishing or water sporting tours. Below are some of the top beaches in Uganda.

Museums in Kampala City, Uganda Museum

Kampala City

Kampala is home to a couple of famous national museums and zoos that are well equipped; with informative knowledge about the town’s and country's history and culture, wildlife and how to conserve the environment. Below are some of the top museums and zoos in Kampala.

Uganda Museum

It’s a very educative and wonderful place to visit on your day off or a weekend treat for families, friends and groups. Located in Kampala on Kira Road, the museum has a rich collection of Uganda’s human history and culture evolution, a collection of East African musical instruments and archaeological specimens among other attractions in the region.

Zoological Museum

The Zoological Museum at Makerere University has a collection of rock fossils, birds and mammals indigenous to Uganda, and the university’s geology department has natural history collections. Its a great place to learn about birds in Uganda, their inhabitant, nature and the environment.

Kampala Sewi Arts

Sewi Arts museum is a art museum located along Buganda Road in Kampala. It was established to educate and reserve the rich cultures and traditions of the Uganda through art; the museum contains various painting, traditional artifacts and art work.

Fai Art in Furniture

Fai Art is more of a cultural and traditional Furniture center, situated in Mutungo twins center in Kampala; it was established to showcase the rich history and traditions of various tribes in Uganda through the beautiful and unique furniture, visitors can see and learn about the furniture, how they are made and if interested, you can buy one for your house.

Entebbe Town

Entebbe Town a few famous museums, zoos and art centers that are well equipped; with informative knowledge about the town’s and country's history and culture, wildlife and how to conserve the environment. Below are some of the top museums and zoos in Entebbe.

Uganda Wildlife Education Center .

UWEC is not a zoo or Safari Park as per say, its more of a wildlife education center that combines wildlife education and leisure. UWEC popularly known as “Entebbe Zoo”, was opened in 1952 by the Colonial Government in Uganda, its located along Lugard Avenue in Entebbe. It's an exciting place to see and learn about the wildlife in Uganda and their inhabitant. The Center itself is pretty huge and a nice place for a walking tours for families and group of friends.

Entebbe Crafts Village

Entebbe crafts village is more of a cultural center that is used to sale and showcase various crafts work, jewellery, clothing, paintings, batiks, antiques and masks in Uganda. The village has over 30 shops with kind of sourvenirs and gift from various tribs in Uganda.