New image of the Museum of Environment.
The Museum of Environment exhibits collections related to environment since its official opening in July 2015. The collections were mainly composed of non-renewable and renewable sources of energy illustrated through texts, photos and films.
Based on its mandate to regularly review permanent exhibitions of different museums and upgrade them, the Institute of National Museums of Rwanda brought in new collections related to zoological, botanical items, minerals items, volcanic information, natural evolution and natural of universe, …
“These new exhibits changed the image of this museum as they give it a wide and rich environmental exhibition.” Said Hon. Minister of Sports and Culture during the official opening on October 13th, 2017. She added that the transfer of those collections from the Natural History Museum to the Museum of Environment was part of a wider plan to revamp country’s museums in order to make them attractive and to avoid duplication between museum exhibitions, including Natural History museum and Museum of Environment.
Amb. Robert Masozera, Director General/ Rwanda Museums, encouraged tourists both internationals and locals to visit this beautiful museum as they will learn a lot on environment and natural heritage. He called upon parents and children to make use of a book reading corner “Uruhongore” put in place with the collaboration of Bakame Editions, where kids are welcomed to read and learn more about Rwandan history.