Rhodes Nyanga Trust Museum

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The Nyanga Trust Museum is next to the Rhodes Nyanga Hotel ( It was Rhode’s old stable block).

The Focus in the museum is on the local struggle after 1892 and the life of Cecil John Rhodes.

Frustrated miners had to turn to agriculture so the BSAC sold large tracts of land in this area to settlers, who kept local people on as cheap labour, but a later deal kicked them off altogether, a state of affairs that continued well into the Smith regime.

The hero in the museum is Chief Rekayi Tangwena, who led the struggle for reinstatement, which only came with independence in 1980.

Well worth a visit.

Rhodes Nyanga Estate

Rhodes Riding Boots

Rhodes’s Bed

Rhodes’s Desk

Rhodes’s Soap Dish