Hector Pieterson Museum


Situated just two blocks from where the famous picture of Hector Pieterson was taken, the Hector Pieterson Museum provides a stark look into the brutality of the Student Uprisings. The museum takes visitors on journey from the beginnings of the tensions between students and the Apartheid government, to the day of 16 June, 1976 where 566 people were killed. Hector's sister, Antoinette Sithle, gives visitors a guided tour of the museum and insight into what was happening in the township during the time of the student uprisings.

Map of Hector Pieterson Museum