Nelson Mandela Museum

March 2, 2017

Nelson Mandela Museum

The Nelson Mandela Museum is a not for profit institution established by the government of South Africa as part of a portfolio of legacy projects that seek to transform the heritage landscape from our apartheid past. At the same time, it is a resource for promoting economic development throughout tourism in an impoverished region of the country. This is the region in which I was Nelson Mandela and grew up.

Our delegation toured Nelson Mandela museum, in Umtata today. Quotes from Mr Mandela as seen in his museum today.

To harbor Grievances would be to lessen one’s own character. After climbing a great wall one only finds that there are many more to climb

  • Honesty – the first thing is to be honest with yourself. You can never have an impact on society if you have not been honest with yourself first.
  • Self-esteem – if you are in harmony with yourself you may meet a lion without fear because he respects anyone with self confidence
  • Charm – I can’t help it if the ladies take note of me I’m not going to protest.
  • Leadership – as a leader I always endeavor to listen to what every person has to say in a discussion before venturing my own opinion.

The delegation is now on it’s way to a food distribution and warm meal in Itipini.

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[…] Comprising three separate locations, the Nelson R. Mandela Museum consists of the Bhunga Building in Mthatha, the Qunu component and an open-air museum at Mvezo. The historic Bhunga (translated loosely as council or caucus) building accommodates an exhibition tracing Nelson Mandela’s journey, as told in his own words, and narrated in part from his acclaimed biography A Long Walk to Freedom. It also showcases a diverse selection of the gifts bestowed on South Africa’s most-beloved statesman, Madiba, during his presidency…" (Text Source) (Image Source) […]