The Nelson Mandela Museum houses various gifts, honors and certificates that were given to Nelson Mandela by communities from the world over.
There is an African phrase that when an elderly person dies in Africa, the entire library is also gone. This unfortunate phrase became a reality when Isanusi Vusamazulu Credo Mutwa departed the living to join the dead. Tata Mutwa was indeed a treasure of African wisdom and indigenous knowledge systems. Though gone, solace may be found from the books left behind. Isanusi transferred knowledge to the people of the world, both young and old.
The Nelson Mandela Museum Council, Management and staff extends an apology for the closure in the plight of flattening the curve and prioritizes healthy living during the closure.
The global increase in people affected with Coronavirus epidemic in the world is at an alarming stage. It is important to all South Africans and other nationals residing within the borders of South Africa to be on the high alert and adhere to temporary measures suggested by the South African government and World Health Organisation.
Nelson Mandela Museum kindly welcomes the announcement made by the President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Matamela Ramaphosa. As a responsible African museum located in the Home of Legends, we fully understand and appreciate the imposed travel ban on foreign nationals from Coronavirus high-risk countries such as Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom and China, etc.
Nelson Mandela Museum and Siyakhana Growth and Development(SGD) are working together to resuscitate and escalate human rights gardens within Mandela footprint.