Museums and Heritage

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The Museum of Armed forces is located in Fortaleza de São Miguel de Luanda, in Luanda,Angola.Founded in 1975, following the independence of Angola, the museum includes bi-motor airplanes, combat vehicles, and diverse arms and artifacts used during the Angolan War of Independence (1961–1974), the South African Border War (1966-1991), and the Angolan Civil War (1975–2002).

Antropology Museum luanda features an impressive array of traditional masks, along with art, sculptures, tools, jewelry, clothing and musical instrument. The museum was founded in November 1976 and its main purpose is to educate people about Angolan history and culture This museum has more than 6,000 objects, in different categories mostly describing ethnographic aspects of all ethno-linguistic groups of the Republic of Angola.

The National Museum of Slavery  was founded in 1977 by the National Institute of Cultural Patrimony, with the objective of depicting the history of slavery in Angola. The museum adjoins the Capela da Casa Grande, and is of great importance in the history of slavery because over a period of two centuries, through its doors, millions of slaves entered it to be baptized before being sent off on their arduous journey to the colonies in the Americas. The bulk of the slaves exported to the new world departed the shores of Luanda and were sent to Bahia, Brazil, with a good number sent directly to the North America and the Caribbean islands

Palacio de Ferro luands Is a historical building in the Angolan capital Luanda, believed to be designed and built by – or by someone associated with – Gustave Eiffel, builder of the world-famous icons, the Eiffel Tower in Paris and the Statue of Liberty in New York The history of the structure is shrouded in mystery since no official record of it exists. It is believed to have been pre-built in the 1890s in France and was destined to be placed in Madagascar via boat. Instead, the building ended-up in Angola’s Skeleton Coast after the ship carrying it was drifted by the notorious Benguela currents.