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Cultural & Museum Centre Karonga

Project Details

£250,000 to £499,999

New Build


Robert Davies John West Limited

Ground Floor Rear Office Suite , The Courtyard , 59 Church Street , Staines upon Thames , Surrey , TW18 4XS

With its unique concept the Cultural & Museum Centre in Karonga is a key factor for promoting appreciation of Malawi's Cultural & Natural heritage by educational development and research. The building form was inspired by the excavated bones of the Malawisaurus that is the feature at the museum. The Centre has a cultural activity area which provides a meeting place for the people of Karonga and their visitors. The building is a site for all sorts of cultural events such as drama, dance performances, music and choir events. Its display & panorama area features 240 million years of Karonga history - from dinosaurs to democracy, including prehistoric landscapes, animals & early humans and their way of life, archaeological records, history of slave trade, colonial times, Malawi under Dr. Banda, culture and traditions of Karonga people.