AN EXPLORATION OF BRITISH COLONIALISM

The Museum of British Colonialism has been realised to creatively communicate a more truthful account of British colonialism.

We recently produced a documentary on Operation Legacy and have a pilot exhibition on the Mau Mau Emergency in the works. We will use this site to gather, share, present and comment on material and resources relating to British colonialism and our journey creating the museum.

UPCOMING EXHIBITION

Reconstructing Mau Mau Camps

The Mau Mau Uprising in Kenya (1952 - 1960) was one of the most brutal episodes of British colonial history, but remains one of the least well known and understood, both in the UK and in Kenya. Historians estimate that there were more than 100 detention camps, works camps and emergency villages set up ..

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