The Kigali Genocide Memorial is the final resting place for more than 250,000 victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. It honours the memory of the more than one million Rwandans killed in 1994 through education and peace-building.
The Kigali Genocide Memorial includes three permanent exhibitions, the largest of which documents the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi. There is also a children’s memorial and an exhibition on the history of genocidal violence around the world. The education centre, gardens, and Genocide Archive of Rwanda contribute to a meaningful tribute to those who perished, and provide a powerful educational experience for visitors.
To provide a dignified place of burial for victims of the Genocide against the Tutsi
To inform and educate visitors about the causes, implementation and consequences of the genocide, and other genocides throughout history.
To teach visitors about what we can do to prevent future genocides.
To provide a documentation centre to record evidence of the genocide, testimonies of genocide survivors and details of genocide victims.
To provide support for survivors, in particular orphans and widows.
Address: Kigali International Airport Kigali Kigali City Rwanda
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