Hector Peterson Memorial and Museum


Hector Peterson Memorial and Museum

View a collection of oral testimonies from victims and witnesses, pictures, audiovisual displays and historical documents relating to the Soweto uprisings which is dedicated to those who died in the fight against Apartheid and to celebrate the students’ who struggled for freedom in South Africa. Also be sure to visit the memorial to pay respect to 12-year-old Hector Peterson who was among the first to die.

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Situated in Soweto, the Hector Peterson Memorial and Museum commemorates the role of South Africa’s students in the struggle against Apartheid. Opened in 2002, the museum is dedicated to preserving the memory of the 1976 uprising against Apartheid.

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    Hector Peterson Memorial and Museum
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    07415 Kumalo Street

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