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The National Museums and Monuments of Zimbabwe (NMMZ ) is Zimbabwe's premier heritage organization established under an Act of Parliament; The National Museums and Monuments of Rhodesia Act (1972) which is now called the National Museums and Monuments Act (Chapter 25:11).

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THE SEVEN HEROES BATTLE SITE AND FIELD MUSEUM

This memorial shrine marks the place where the gallant Seven Heroes of the 28 th April 1966 Battle of Chinhoyi perished in a fiery military contact with the Rhodesian Forces. This Battlesignaled the beginning of the armed struggle, the Second  Chimurenga/Umvukela that brought Independence toZimbabwe on 18 th April 1980. The monument and field museum is being developed in memory of Christopher Chatambudza, David Guzuzu, Godwin Manyerenyere, Arthur Maramba, Godfrey Dube, Chubby Sawana (Savanhu), and Simon Nyandoro for their immense contribution to the liberation and emancipation of the people of Zimbabwe from colonial bondage. Once completed, the information stations around the monument will chronicle the 1966 Battle and are all named in memory of the Seven.