The National Museums Board is a statutory body created by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 174, of the Laws of Zambia. The Board’s principal role is to contribute to the national development effort through the establishment, development and management of sustainable museums for the preservation, ...
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The Choma Museum and Craft Centre was established in 1988. The  institution is a development project combining economic and cultural objectives.
The Moto Moto Museum was officially opened to the Public in 1974.  The History of Moto Moto Museum dates back to the 1950s when a French Canadian Catholic Priest Jean Jacques Corbeil of the White Fathers began collecting cultural artifacts in the Northern part of Northern Rhodesia (Now Zambia). 
The Museum occasionally organises special events such as cultural dancing competitions and lectures on various subjects.
Background: The Copperbelt Museum was established in 1962 by a steering committee of civic and mine leaders. The goal was to establish a living museum thus a gallery of natural history with emphasis on ecology, geology, mining and local history.
The Livingstone Museum is located in the heart of the city of Livingstone.  Established in 1934, the Livingstone Museum is the oldest and largest of the four national museums in the country
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The National Museums Board would like to inform members of the general public that the museums across the country have been re-opened on Monday, 15th June, 2020. The National Museums Board had closed museums in March 2020 due to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic which has affected many countries around the world. Museums have been re-opened under the “New normal” strictly adhering to health guidelines. The National Museums Board Covid-19 Safety Protocols have been circulated to all museums.. This will provide safe environment for staff and members of the public.

The National Museums Board would like to encourage members of the general public to visit our museums, which are rich in historical, cultural and natural heritage collections. Therefore, we urge all members of the general public to use this time to visit our museums and enrich their knowledge regarding Zambia’s unique cultural and natural heritage”. Members of the public will be expected to observe the health guidelines provided.

Our museums are always open every day of the week from 09:00 hours to 16:00 hours except on Christmas and New Year.

For more information about the National Museums Board, please, contact:

Mr. Flexon M. Mizinga
Director General - National Museums Board

Phone: 0211220192/ 0211220204/+260977769330


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Lusaka Museum

Choma Museum

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The National Museums Board of Zambia is a statutory body created through an Act of Parliament, Chapter 174, of the Laws of Zambia with the principal role of collecting, documenting, preserving and presenting Zambia’s movable heritage for public benefit, education and enjoyment. It is mandated to establish, develop and sustainably manage museums in Zambia.

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