NELSON MANDELA MUSEUM EXPERIENCES IN QUNU AND MTHATHA

The Nelson Mandela Museum offers a memorable cultural experience that gives insights into the life of Nelson Mandela, with guided tours and a heritage trail that follow his footsteps. Cultural offerings, such as traditional dance and food, are available by arrangement.

 

  • The Nelson Mandela Youth & Heritage Center(currently closed) – a second component of the Nelson Mandela Museum – in the village of Qunu, where Nelson Mandela’s home is and where he spent his childhood. The museum in Qunu hosts exhibitions, tours and offers accommodation and conference facilities( The Nelson Mandela Youth and Heritage Center is currently closed for renovations).
  • The remains of young Nelson Mandela’s primary school where he started Grade One and at which the teacher, Miss Mdingane, gave him the name ‘Nelson’ on his first day of school.
  • The remains of the old stone church where he was baptised.
  • The granite ‘sliding’ rock he used to slide down with friends.
  • The graveyard where his two sons, daughter and parents are buried (not controlled by the Museum).
  • The pastures where he roamed as a young shepherd.
  • Nelson Mandela’s original home in Qunu, where his mother presided over three huts.
  • Nelson Mandela’s private home, where he entertains a steady stream of people from the neighbouring village (not controlled by the Museum)
  • Traditional activities such as stick fighting and other indigenous games..
  • The permanent exhibition of gifts and artifacts given to Nelson Mandela by the international and South African communities that are housed in the historic Bhunga Building in Mthatha.
  • Temporary exhibitions that illuminate Nelson Mandela’s life and times are featured in the Bhunga Building on a regular basis.
  • Hikes in the village and surrounding area can be arranged. Terms and conditions apply.

 

Nelson Mandela Museum Newly Appointed Service Providers

Bid Number: NMM 2019-02

Description: Cleaning Services  

Amount: R2 500 000

Appointed Bidder:  Madjitia Cleaning Services 

Appointed Date: 06 June 2019

 

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