Kandt Museum Guide

Kandt House Museum is one of the best museums in Kigali, Rwanda, it is managed by the Institute of National Museums of Rwanda.
Dedicated to Richard Kandt, the museum strives to show the evolution of life, describes flora and fauna of Rwandan Natural Park.
The interrelation between nature and history is the result of a natural museum, it has also the best view of the three mountains and also has the best view of the old Kigali city.


Kandt House Museum is located around one kilometer from downtown, it was formerly well known as a natural history museum. 
At the moment the Museum introduces three main parts, the first part presents Rwandan life in all of the aspects like the economy and the social aspect.
In the second part, which is the biggest, the museum introduces the experience of Rwandan people during the colonial period, to be more specific it’s the period under the German rule.
The third part is where the history of Kigali appears, before and during colonial time.


The Kandt House Museum also has another part where it has a temporary exhibition of live snakes and a baby crocodile, while visiting this part you can enjoy the amazing view of the surrounding scenery and the stunning view of Kigali.
 

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