Get to know Mandela at this virtual museum!

By Hindustan Times

Mumbai, March 30 -- His story is one that inspires, and will continue to do so for generations and ages. And now, the life and times of one of the world's greatest statesmen have been documented online for eternity.

On Thursday, Google Cultural Institute announced the launch of the Nelson Mandela Digital Archive, which essentially is an online collection of digitised photos, videos and documents centering around the former South African president. At this virtual museum of sorts, visitors can now glance through Mandela's unseen diaries, works, letters to friends and family, diary entries made during his 27 years of imprisonment and notes he made while leading the negotiations that ended apartheid in South Africa.

Based out of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Johannesburg, South Africa, the virtual museum w