Distict Six Museum


About the District Six Museum
The ‘Hands Off District Six’ conference of 1988 led to the formation of the District Six Museum Foundation in 1989. The Foundation worked towards the establishment of the Museum which was launched on 10 December 1994 with its inaugural exhibition called Streets: Retracing District Six.

Our Mission
An internationally engaged museum of innovation working with the memories of District Six and other communities affected by forced removals, and contributing to the cultural reconstruction and restitution of post-apartheid Cape Town.
Our Vision
A vibrant, dynamic and inclusive public culture.

Our Way Of Working
• Unconditional Respect
• Integrity
• Professionalism
• Commitment to democracy
• Critical debate, dialogue and active listening
• Creativity
• Ethical conduct
• The right to speak truthfully and courageously

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