The Nelson Mandela Museum, situated in Eastern Cape, South Africa is dedicated to the life and struggle of Nelson Mandela. Its opening on February 11, 2000, coincided with the 10th anniversary of Mandela’s release from prison. Spread across the three sites of Bhunga, Mvezo, and Qunnu, the museum presents the various phases, events, and activities of the great leader. The Bhunga building tells the story of the “Madiba”, based on his book “Long Walk To Freedom”. It is also the site where the visitors can take a glance at the worldwide appreciation which he received in the form of gifts during his tenure as the president. Mvezio is the place of Nelson Mandela’s birth while Qunnu was where he spent his childhood. Nelson Mandela dedicated his entire life for the uplift and development of the local community. He requested that the museum serve the same purpose. Nelson Mandela, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, is a much loved and very important leader, and the Nelson Mandela Museum is a significant historical place.
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