Museums & Monuments

The Great Zimbabwe ruins is the most famous and important archaeological site yet to be found in sub-Saharan Africa. There are also countless museums to be explored for those with a passion for history & art.

Museums and Monuments in Zimbabwe

Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Meaning ''great house of stone'' Great Zimbabwe Monument gives its name to the country and also its national symbol, the Zimbabwe Bird, the original gold artifacts of which were found within the Great Zimbabwe ruins. ...read more
Khami is a ruined city in Zimbabwe. It was once the capital of the Kingdom of Butua of the Torwa dynasty. It is located 22 kilometers west of the modern city of Bulawayo, capital of the province of Matabeleland North. Its ruins are now a national monument in Zimbabwe. Khami is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. ...read more
Rhodes Grave
As Cecil Rhodes visited various sites in the Matapos Hills, he came across this Ndebele sacred place known as Malindidzimu, or 'place of benevolent spirits'. He called it 'View of the World' and decided that this was to be his burial place. Rhodes Grave offers fabulous views over the Matapos. ...read more
Bulawayo Railway Museum
Bulawayo Railway Museum is a museum next to Bulawayo railway station in Zimbabwe, with several exhibits of the history of railways in Zimbabwe and Rhodesia. Its oldest exhibits date back as far as 1897, and include Cecil Rhodes' personal railway coach. ...read more
Natural History Museum Bulawayo
The Natural History Museum is home to extensive displays of history, geology, animals, birds and insects, and holds a library as a major source for scientific and educational activities and embraces a comprehensive library and exhibition galleries. ...read more