Livingstone Museum

The Livingstone Museum is located on Mosi-o-Tunya Road. The museum is the country’s biggest and oldest museum, dating back to the 1930’s. It has five sections. The Archaeology Gallery describes human evolution and cultural development in Zambia from Stone Age to Iron Age. The Ethnography and Art Gallery shows objects relating to the different cultures of the country including handicrafts, musical instruments.

The History Gallery includes the origins of the Bantu people, the development of British colonial rule and the attainment of independence. It also houses a large collection of David Livingstone memorabilia, donated by the Livingstone family. The natural history section shows various indigenous animals in their natural habitat. There is also an extensive library with books ranging from archaeology, wildlife and also some of Livingstone’s journals.

*The museum is open every day from 09:00–16:30.

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