Democratic Republic of the Congo Archives and Libraries

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Archives

The National Archives of the Democratic Republic of Congo
42 / A, Justice Avenue
Commune of Gombe
Kinshasa
Website: The National Archives of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Their mission and fundamental objectives are to gather as complete documentation as possible on the Democratic Republic of Congo and to keep, classify, inventory, and communicate in accordance with the standards in force, written and audiovisual documents of historical, scientific, and cultural interest, constituted by institutions, natural, or legal persons, by reason of their activities;

Libraries

National Library of the Democratic Republic of Congo
10 Boulevard Colonel
Tshatshi
Kinshasa
Website: National Library of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Website #2: National Library of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Museums

Kananga Museum
Kananga
Telephone: +243 99 862 10 83
Website: Kananga Museum

Actor of Kananga's socio-cultural and scientific environment, the museum organizes or participates in several activities in the city (exhibitions, workshops, conferences, festivals, ...) open to all audiences or oriented towards educational institutions.

National Museum of Kinshasa
Ave de la Montagne
Mont Ngaliema
Kinshasa
Telephone: +243 854 366 031
Website: National Museum of Kinshasa

This amazing ethnographic archive comprising some 45,000 objects has been waiting patiently for its new home, a US$10 million prestige investment from South Korea currently under construction in the Lingwala area of the city. In the meantime it's possible to visit the small exhibit here, but also to be shown the warehouses where the rest of collection is currently stored.

National Museum of Lubumbashi (formerly Leopold Museum)
750 Avenue du Musée
Lubumbashi
Telephone: +243 81 612 63 04
Website: National Museum of Lubumbashi

Visit the National Museum of Lubumbashi with its fascinating collection of exhibits and important local relics.

For a list of museums in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, go to List of museums in the Democratic Republic of the Congo in Wikipedia.