TOUR EXPERIENTIAL ACTIVITIES AND THEIR COSTS.
|ACTIVITY||CHILDREN (UGX)||EAST AFRICAN ADULTS (UGX)||NON EAST AFRICAN ADULTS (UGX)|
|Ankole Farm Tour||10,000||20,000||30,000|
|Traditional Beer Brewing||10,000||15,000||30,000|
|Hiking the of eclipse hill and eclipse monument of the 1520AD||5,000||10,000||15,000|
|Traditional huts, milk processing and millet processing||10,000||15,000||20,000|
|Fishing and canoeing||10,000||15,000||20,000|
|Visiting Ankole's royal tombs||10,000||15,000||20,000|
|Visiting Former Ankole's King's palace||10,000||15,000||20,000|
Note: that for activities like pottery and local alcohol brewing, bookings need to be made a month earlier for proper preparations. Also note that transport to places where activities are done out of Igongo isn’t included here. Arrangements for such can be made anyway.
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Museum of South Western Uganda(Eriijukiro):
It is a collection of Art crafts, Photos,Information Panels,Norms,Customs,Traditions and the history of the people of South Western Uganda.It also exhibits the culture of South Western Uganda and her neighboring kingdoms.
A pannel in the Museum showing the evolution of money in Uganda
The Sculpture of Mayenje ga Ishinjo which a war between Buhweju and Ankole is remembered on
“Drinking deeply from museum work “Uganda and Switzerland and milk.
Cooperation between two museums in Uganda and the Ethnographic museum at the University of Zurich in Switzerland.
Research, collection and exhibition being the core roles of Ethnographic and other museums, and given the fact that these roles require expertise and financial recourses which are not readily available all the time, cooperation has become one of the ways through which these objectives of museum s can be fulfilled.
Following the regulations set out by ICOM and the examples set by other co operations between museums in joint exhibitions and Curating; Igongo cultural centre Museum, Uganda museum and the Ethnographic museum at the University of Zurich are starting cooperation. Drawing on the expert knowledge and collections of the three museums, this project aims at jointly working on an exhibition on milk in Kampala, Mbarara and Zurich. Thus, the cooperating institutions believe that there is great potential for the contemporary museums in building expertise in research and Curating.
The success of this joint exhibition and Curating on Milk in the three Museums, we hope will act as a spring board for further joint exhibitions and Curating. The cooperation will also include other museums and Universities (relevant departments and individual experts) like Makerere University, Mbarara University Science and Technology, Zurich University and Mainz.
The Programme so far involves the following planned activities;
Laboratory ‘Museological Exchange Uganda- Switzerland’ at the Ethnographic Museum Zurich
Workshop “Drinking deeply from Museum work” Uganda Museum Kampala and Igongo Cultural Centre, Mbarara.
International Conference “International museum cooperation between Africa and Europe” Zurich