red location museum

a world class museum bridging the past towards the future 

vision and mission

The Red Location Museum was created by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality as a not-for-commercial entity which embraces the following Vision and Mission:


The Red Location Museum will be

  • A world-class museum that reflects on the (hi)stories of the people of the Eastern Cape and connect them to the future; and be
  • A center of excellence that contribute to the building of our diversely defined communities. 


The Red Location Museum of Struggle engages the public in educational and awareness-raising programmes on Arts, Culture and Heritage; lends itself to partnerships and collaborative work; partakes in poverty alleviation and entrepreneurship-growing initiatives, affirming indigenous knowledge; adheres to international codes of practices; and embraces ongoing intellectual engagement and critique.