Apartheid Museum


This exhibit examines the social and political forces that gave birth to apartheid, such as the poor white problem and Afrikaner nationalism.

It also identifies some of the political groups that resisted this process. A powerful display of large photographs shows the process of physical removal and relocation that was a central feature of apartheid. Also included are the list of apartheid laws and images of life under apartheid.

Quick Facts

  • Apartheid was formally enacted in 1948.
  • 148 apartheid laws that were implemented from 1949 to 1971 affecting every aspect of people’s lives.
  • The first law implemented was the Prohibition of Mixed Marriages Act in 1949.
  • Apartheid flag- feature image

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