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  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho
  • Welcome to Morija, Lesotho

Welcome to Morija, Lesotho

We invite you to enjoy the rich history, arts & culture of the peoples of Lesotho. Whether you are from Lesotho, or Southern African or from another part of the global family, you will be welcome in Morija, Lesotho. Explore for yourself the wonders of this multi-faceted and unique heritage site. If you cannot come physically to Morija in Lesotho, then through the power of the internet you can still discover important information concerning the famous collections of Morija Museum & Archives, the works of Basotho artists, and learn more about various projects in the arts, culture, heritage management and community-based tourism.

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Tea Cup

Cup and saucer

The white and gold tea cup and saucer were a gift to King Moshoeshoe the Great by the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society. In honour of …

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Gazetteer

Gazetteer for Basutoland

Gazetteer for Basutoland: An invaluable reference work for geographical place names (with longitude and latitude) of Lesotho, the Free State and adjacent areas of South …

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Mehlaea Malimo (The Times of the Cannibals)

Mehla ea Malimo cover

Front cover of Mehla ea Malimo (The Times of the Cannibals, 1912), by E. Motsamai, a collection of first-hand accounts of those who survived the …

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Women In Resistance exhibition now open at MMA

The Women In Resistance exhibition re-opened at Morija Museum and Archives on Wednesday, November 18...
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November 18 – Women In Resistance exhibition opening in Morija

Women In Resistance exhibition opening at Morija Museum & Archives November 18. ...
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Conversations at Morija # 2

Conversations at Morija # 2 - was held at Maeder House Gallery in Morija on Saturday 26th September 2015. The event featured live interactions between visiting artists from South Africa, and Lesotho-based artists and members of the public....
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MMA celebrates Heritage Month

In anticipation of Heritage Month this year, Morija Museum & Archives, in conjunction with the Royal Archives & Museum (Matsieng), is releasing two publications in order to foster greater understanding in the heritage sector....
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