The Kapenguria Museum is a museum located in Kapenguria, Kenya.[1] The museum is located inside the prison where prominent leaders of the Kenyan independence movement (the Kapenguria Six: Jomo Kenyatta, Kungu Karumba, Fred Kubai, Paul Ngei, Bildad Kaggia and Ramogi Achieng Oneko) were held and put on trial in 1952/3. The museum features galleries in the former cells of the prison, including displays on these leaders and the struggle against colonialism, and houses a memorial library in their honour.

Kapenguria Museum
Kapenguria Museum is located in Kenya
Kapenguria Museum
Location within Kenya
LocationKapenguria, Kenya

The museum also features ethnographic galleries about the Pokot people.

It was opened as a museum in 1993.

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  1. ^ "Kapenguria - Location and Historical Background". Archived from the original on 2007-12-18. Retrieved 2013-04-09.

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