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Erected in honour of South Africa's first Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, the Luthuli Museum in KwaDukuza in the KwaZulu-Natal Province marks the life of Chief Albert John Mvumbi Luthuli and his struggle to end apartheid through peaceful means. His efforts did not go unnoticed internationally and in 1960 he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. United States Senator Robert Kennedy was to meet Luthuli in 1966 and was stirred enough to state in an article posted in the Look magazine: As I left the old chief, I thought of the lines from Shakespeare: "His life was gentle, and the elements so mixed in him that nature might stand up and say to all the world, this was a man!"
The interpretive centre at Luthuli Museum houses a small collection of documents that escaped banning throughout the apartheid years and one of Chief Luthuli’s original handwritten notebooks was recently donated, a true gem of a find... Show more