Rwandan genocide memorial centers


The Rwandan genocide memorial centres are spread all over the country with some more prominent than others commemorating the Rwandan genocide in 1994. It is believed that over 800,000 people were killed in a space of 100 days starting in April 1994.


The centres have exhibits of remains, photographs, and personal belongings like clothing, shoes, and others of the genocide victims. The genocide centres act as a reminder of the evil act of genocide and an appeal that it should never be repeated in Rwanda or anywhere in the world. It is also a place of solace, mourning, and link for survivors with their dead relatives and friends. People come over at different times throughout the year but more especially during the national mourning time in April of every year.


Some of the major memorials centres are highlighted below; you can request to visit any of them depending on their location and your itinerary.

These include; Kigali genocide memorial center, Murambi genocide memorial, Nyamata genocide memorial, Nyanza genocide memorial, Bisesero genocide memorial, Ntarama genocide memorial, and Nyarubuye genocide memorial