The museum's history
The rich and fascinating history of the museum, from Leopold II to the present day.
Origin of the collections
How did the vast heritage of the AfricaMuseum end up in Tervuren?
A small tree is not always a young tree
Forest giants have long been considered the oldest trees in tropical forests. Research now shows that small trees can grow older than the big ones, and therefore hold on to longer-term carbon. This finding has important consequences for forest policy in the tropics.
Sardines of Lake Tanganyika Prove One And Indivisible
The sardines from Lake Tanganyika (Africa) form one homogeneous group, according to a genetic study. This implies that the four countries around the lake will have to team up to maintain the overfished sardines.
Board game teaches Goma residents about geological hazards
The board game ‘Hazagora’ was designed to give players knowledge and strategies to cope with geological hazards. RMCA geographer Caroline Michellier puts it to the test by organizing courses for secondary school teachers in the city of Goma, Nord Kivu.
The Making of. The renovation of the Royal Museum for Central Africa
Publishers: BAI and the RMCA
ISBN : 978-9-0858-6780-7
Unrivalled Art. Spellbinding Artefacts at the Royal Museum for Central Africa
Series “Collections of the RMCA”, special issue
Published by BAI and the RMCA, A copublication with Philippe de Moerloose
ISBN : 978-9-0858-6776-0
Jean Omasombo (ed.) et al.
Collection « Monographies des provinces de la République démocratique du Congo », vol. 11
Publishers: Royal Museum for Central Africa
2 volumes in a box
ISBN : 978-9-4926-6907-0 0