To conserve, uphold, promote and propagate the life,

values, philosophies and legacy of Chief Albert Luthuli.

(1898 – 1967)



Chief Albert Luthuli became the first African to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for his non-violent stance in the fight for liberation. He traveled to Oslo, Norway in December 1961 – an epic and ground-breaking event to receive his prize for the year 1960.


CALML 2020
2020 Chief Albert Luthuli Memorial Lecture
Ms. Phumzile Mlambo Ngcuka, United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women to deliver the 2020 Chief Albert Luthuli Memorial Lecture.Due to the current global pandemic, this year`s Memorial Lecture will be delivered virtually live from the UN Women offices in New York on Saturday 28 November 2020 at 14:30, South African Time.To be a part of this years Virtual Lecture, click here


Black History Month Online Exhibition

The Luthuli Museum supports on-site and travelling exhibitions that honour, explore and inform about the legacy of Chief Albert Luthuli and the Liberation Movement. Our current and upcoming exhibitions include the following:



The Luthuli Museum is a national cultural institution charged with conserving, upholding, promoting and propagating the life, values, philosophies and legacy of the late Chief Albert Luthuli.