Hector Pierterson Memorial

Local nameHector Pierterson Memorial
LocationSoweto, South Africa

The Hector Pieterson Museum is a large museum located in Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa, two blocks away from where Hector Pieterson was shot and killed 16 June 1976. The museum is named in his honour, and covers the events of the anti-Apartheid Soweto Uprising, where more than 170 protesting school children were killed.

The museum features films, newspapers, personal accounts and photographs, the most famous being the iconic photo by Sam Nzima.

The Hector Pieterson Museum became one of the first museums in Soweto when it opened on 16 June 2002.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hector_Pieterson_Museum

Phone +27 11 536 0611

Address 8 Kumalo Street, Soweto 1804, South Africa

Coordinates -26°14'6.857" N 27°54'28.833" E

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