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The AECI Dynamite Company Museum, Modderfontein, Jhb The AECI Dynamite Company Museum, Modderfontein, Jhb

The Dynamite Company Museum displays the history of dynamite, its technological and scientific advancements and its impact on ...

Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg CBD Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg CBD

Standard Bank Gallery is a shining example of a big corporate supporting local SA artists. Excellent exhibitions in top art venue.

Absa Money Museum, Johannesburg CBD Absa Money Museum, Johannesburg CBD

Visit the Absa Money Museum and discover our financial history from the earliest barter trading to the modern banking systems ...

Johannesburg Art Gallery, Joubert Park, Jozi CBD Johannesburg Art Gallery, Joubert Park, Jozi CBD

With a collection larger than that of the SA National Art Gallery in Cape Town - it is a must visit for anyone who loves art.

The Peacemakers Museum, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton The Peacemakers Museum, Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton

Nelson Mandela Square is appropriately the home of the Peacemakers Museum. See the work of Peace Laureates from around the world.

Liliesleaf Museum, Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg Liliesleaf Museum, Rivonia, Sandton, Johannesburg

The Liliesleaf Museum in Rivonia brings to life the ANC planning the overthrow of apartheid, and the roles of the struggle heros.

Wits Art Museum, Braamfontein, Johannesburg Wits Art Museum, Braamfontein, Johannesburg

The Wits Art Museum is home to an extraordinary array of African art from all corners of the continent, both contemporary and...

The Maropeng Museum, Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng The Maropeng Museum, Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng

Take a boat ride through the four Elements and a tour back through our past and into our future at the Maropeng Museum. Brilliant!

The Ditsong National Museum of Military History, Saxonwold The Ditsong National Museum of Military History, Saxonwold

The museum offers an exciting display of weaponry, fighter planes, tanks, armaments, medals, military insignia and uniforms.

A Place of Discovery A Place of Discovery

The Iziko South African Museum is so much more than galleries of fascinating exhibits behind the scenes where the science and ...

Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal Nelson Mandela Capture Site, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal

On 5 August 1962, Nelson Mandela was captured by the South African Police on the R103 about 5km outside the town of Howick ...

Burger Street Jail, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Midlands Burger Street Jail, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Midlands

The Burger Street Jail was built in the middle of Pietermaritzburg in 1862 by the British to replace the original prison built...

KwaZulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal

KwaZulu-Natal Museum is one of only five national museums in South Africa. Situated in the city of Pietermaritzburg near the ...

The Klerksdorp Museum & Mine Tours, Klerksdorp The Klerksdorp Museum & Mine Tours, Klerksdorp

See the famous Klerksdorp Spheres at the Klerksdorp Museum in the North West Province. Also book Gold Mine Tours...

The Red Barn Gallery, Smithfield The Red Barn Gallery, Smithfield

Local artists exhibit their art works in one of Smithfield's most charming attactions. Take a piece of the Transgariep with you...

The Lydenburg Museum The Lydenburg Museum

See the fascinating Iron Age Lydenburg Heads and learn about the cultural history of the beautiful Lydenburg area of Mpumalanga...

Roodepoort Museum, Johannesburg Roodepoort Museum, Johannesburg

The Roodepoort Museum uncovers the history of the discovery of gold and its ramifications. Filled with mining memorabilia...

James Hall Transport Museum, Johannesburg James Hall Transport Museum, Johannesburg

The James Hall Museum of Transport is home to an incredible collection of over 400 years of land transportation vehicles...

The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

The Goodman Gallery is at the forefront of contemporary art in South Africa and has major spaces in Johannesburg and Cape Town...

Kim Sacks Tribal Gallery, Johannesburg Kim Sacks Tribal Gallery, Johannesburg

Kim Sacks Tribal Gallery is world renowned and specialises in contemporary South African Design, fine craft and folk art...

Everard Read Gallery, Sandton, Johannesburg Everard Read Gallery, Sandton, Johannesburg

The Everard Read Gallery is one of Africa’s most prominent commercial art galleries. Based in Rosebank, Sandton....

Florisbad Museum and Research Centre, Soutpan Florisbad Museum and Research Centre, Soutpan

The site of the discovery of the unique Florisbad Man skull, an active excavation and research centre and natural mineral springs

Johannesburg Fort and Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein Johannesburg Fort and Constitutional Hill, Braamfontein

The ConstitutionCourt in Braamfontein is rated as a top tourist destination in SA, tracing our apartheid past to democracy and ...

The Adler Museum of Medicine, Wits Medical School, Parktown The Adler Museum of Medicine, Wits Medical School, Parktown

The Adler Museum of Medicine’s comprehensive collection of medical artefacts offers a most interesting look at the history of ...

Bernard Price Institute of Palaeontology, Johannesburg Bernard Price Institute of Palaeontology, Johannesburg

If you are interested in our fossil heritage, then the Bernard Price Institute is a must see for the whole family. Dinosaurs move

eMakhosini Opathe Heritage Park, Ulundi, Zululand eMakhosini Opathe Heritage Park, Ulundi, Zululand

eMakhosini Opathe Heritage Park was established in the Valley of the Kings near the old capital of Zululand, Ulundi ...

Museum Africa Complex, Newtown, Johannesburg Museum Africa Complex, Newtown, Johannesburg

Museum Africa offers a unique, comprehensive, cultural display of Africa, and an outstanding photography, geology and costume ...

Workers Museum, Newtown, Johannesburg Workers Museum, Newtown, Johannesburg

The Workers museum is an excellent portrayal of the migrant workforce history, with its inhumane practices that lead to trade ...

Blou Donki Art Gallery, Clarens Blou Donki Art Gallery, Clarens

A stop at the Blou Donki Art Gallery in Clarens is a must. View an eclectic collection of South African Artworks in diverse media

Oliewenhuis Art Museum Oliewenhuis Art Museum

Browse and enjoy South African classic and contemporary fine art and sculpture at the Oliewenhuis Art Museum in Bloemfontein...

South African Airways Museum, Rand Airport, Germiston South African Airways Museum, Rand Airport, Germiston

Take the family to explore the real planes that serviced SAA over the years. See the display hall memorabilia and watch planes ...

Blarney Cottage, Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal Midlands Blarney Cottage, Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal Midlands

Blarney Cottage in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal is the oldest and last surviving settlers home in the area. It was built in the 1800's.

Richmond Museum, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal Richmond Museum, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal

The Richmond Museum in KwaZulu-Natal depicts the turbulent history of those that shaped the town and Midland surrounds...

Hilton Railway Museum, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal Midlands Hilton Railway Museum, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal Midlands

The Hilton Railway Museum situated in the Natal Midlands, allows visitors to view vintage memorabilia and station treasures...

Yellowwood Church , Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal Midlands Yellowwood Church , Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal, Natal Midlands

This historic church in Bulwer, KwaZulu-Natal was built in 1885 from hand-sewn yellowwood timber and attracts visitors from far ..

Baynesfield Estate, Richmond, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal Baynesfield Estate, Richmond, Natal Midlands, KwaZulu-Natal

Visit the beautiful Victorian house or do the 14km hiking trail with overnight accomodation on the Baynesfield Estate, Richmond.

The National Museum, Bloemfontein The National Museum, Bloemfontein

Enjoy diverse exhibitions, displays and guided tours at the National Museum in Bloemfontein - a natural, cultural and art museum

The Saddle Horse Museum, Richmond, Northern Cape The Saddle Horse Museum, Richmond, Northern Cape

If you are a horse lover, the Saddle Horse Museum in Richmond, Karoo, will have so much of interest, you will spend hours browsing

The Barkly West Museum, Diamond Fields Region, Northern Cape The Barkly West Museum, Diamond Fields Region, Northern Cape

The Barkly West Museum is a treasure trove of information about the early history of alluvial diamond mining in South Africa.

Kimberley, Northern Cape, Museums and Art Galleries Kimberley, Northern Cape, Museums and Art Galleries

The mining magnates of Kimberley, fuelled by fabulous wealth from diamonds, left an excellent heritage on display in the Museums.

Wellington Museum, Wellington Wellington Museum, Wellington

Visit the Wellington Museum that features a unique collection of Egyptian artefacts dating back to the time of King Akhenaten ...

Franschhoek Art Route, Galleries, South African Artists Franschhoek Art Route, Galleries, South African Artists

Franschhoek has a number of very interesting galleries for the art enthusiast. There is a good representation of excellent ...

Museum van de Caab, Solms Delta Wine Estate, Franschhoek Museum van de Caab, Solms Delta Wine Estate, Franschhoek

The Museum van de Caab at the historic Solms Delta Wine Estate in Franschhoek is a unique interactive experience of the local ...

Franschhoek Motor Museum, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands Franschhoek Motor Museum, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

Even if you are not an ardent fan of motor vehicles, looking back on more than 100 years of motoring history, represented by an ..

The Huguenot Monument and Museum Franschhoek, Cape Winelands The Huguenot Monument and Museum Franschhoek, Cape Winelands

The contribution of the French Huguenots to S A culture has been honoured at the Huguenot Monument and Museum in Franschhoek ...

The Elgin Apple Museum, Overberg The Elgin Apple Museum, Overberg

The Elgin Apple Museum depicts the history of the apple industry in South Africa. See the progress from the earliest basic ...

Bushveld, boiling water and the legend of Buyskop Bushveld, boiling water and the legend of Buyskop

For many people, the town of Bela-Bela (formerly Warmbaths) conjures up images of family fun at the hot springs, hours spent ...

Shipwreck Museum, Bredasdorp, Western Cape Shipwreck Museum, Bredasdorp, Western Cape

The Independent Church now houses artefacts salvaged from shipwrecks along the once dangerous Overberg coast. It is the only ...

The Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg The Wits Art Museum, Johannesburg

The Wits Art Museum has a collection of over 9000 pieces - ranging from traditional to contemporary South African Works of Art

Ceres Transport Riders Ceres Transport Riders' Museum, Breede River Valley

Visit the Ceres Transport Riders Museum to learn more about the early days in Ceres, the people, fauna and flora, the cultural ...

Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh, Breede River Valley Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh, Breede River Valley

Oude Kerk Volks Museum Complex Tulbagh gives a real insight into the history of this area, which began in the early 1700’s and ...

De Oude Drostdy Museum, Tulbugh, Western Cape De Oude Drostdy Museum, Tulbugh, Western Cape

De Oude Drostdy Museum in Tulbagh is a ‘must visit’ which offers visitors a window into the past, while enjoying the wine in ...

African Window Cultural History Museum, Pretoria (Tshwane) African Window Cultural History Museum, Pretoria (Tshwane)

The African Window Cultural History Museum in the Pretoria CBD is known for its vast displays of S.African culture and heritage

Waiter, There Waiter, There's a Cannonball in My Soup!

Muizenburg Beach is famous for its Victorian change-rooms, a fantastic surf break & its well preserved Anglo-French War history...

Diamond Coast History and Heritage at Port Nolloth Diamond Coast History and Heritage at Port Nolloth

Quaint Port Nolloth museums display the history, diamond mining & natural heritage of Port Nolloth and Namaqualand's Diamond Coast

William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

The William Humphreys Art Gallery is one of South Africa's most famous art museums, and includes numerous S. African collections

The Provost Prison, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape The Provost Prison, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape

Would you like to experience what it was like to sleep behind bars in the 1800’s? The provost prison was built for military ...

The Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley The Big Hole and the Kimberley Mine Museum, Kimberley

The Kimberly Big Hole Complex and Mine Museum includes tours underground, exhibits and the largest diamond display in the world.

Excellent Museums in Mossel Bay, Garden Route Excellent Museums in Mossel Bay, Garden Route

Find out about the very early maritime history of SA, the early inhabitants, the Post Office Tree, see all the SA shells and more.

Crafts and Art Galleries in Clarens, Free State Crafts and Art Galleries in Clarens, Free State

If you are looking for thought and emotion provoking adornments for your walls, or to invest in collectors pieces, stop in Clarens

Essensual Art Gallery, Clarens Essensual Art Gallery, Clarens

The Essensual Art Gallery in Clarens features ‘sensual art’ celebrating the human form, from some of South Africa’s finest artists

Grahamstown Museums Grahamstown Museums

Grahamston has many libraries and museums, including the Albany Museum Complex. See Grahamstown with SA's only 'Camera Obscura'

The Mafikeng Museum, Mafikeng The Mafikeng Museum, Mafikeng

Steam locomotives, the history ANC founder Sol Plaatje and the Siege of Mafikeng are some of the displays at the Mafikeng Museum

Bakone Malapa African Museum, Polokwane, Limpopo Bakone Malapa African Museum, Polokwane, Limpopo

The Bakone Malapa Museum is a mock up of a traditional Northern Sotho Bakone tribal village situated 9km south of Polokwane

Polokwane Art Museum Polokwane Art Museum

The Polokwane Art Museum houses and extensive display of artworks by Limpopo artists - including some of SA's best known artists.

Hester Rupert Art Museum, Graaff-Reinet Hester Rupert Art Museum, Graaff-Reinet

The Hester Rupert Art Museum houses 126 works from 106 South African artists – all of with great human or natural heritage value

Great Fish River Museum and Schreiner House, Cradock Great Fish River Museum and Schreiner House, Cradock

Schreiner House and the Great Fish River Museum display stories and histories that capture the heart of the Karoo and South Africa

Frans Boekkoi Sculpture Gallery, Nieu-Bethesda Frans Boekkoi Sculpture Gallery, Nieu-Bethesda

Nieu-Bethesda Sculptor Frans Boekkoi's works are world famous, and tell of "the nostalgia of more innocent times, lost in thought"

Swellendam Drostdy Museum Complex and Historic Buildings Swellendam Drostdy Museum Complex and Historic Buildings

The historical areas of Voortrek Street, Van Oudtshoorn Street and Swellengrebel Street all lead to the Cape Dutch Drostdy Museum.

Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre, Nieu-Bethesda Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre, Nieu-Bethesda

Take a fossil tour to the fossil bearing rocks of Nieu-Bethesda and look back 253 million years into the time before the dinosaurs

The Owl House, Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape The Owl House, Nieu-Bethesda, Eastern Cape

Nieu-Bethesda resident Helen Martin left behind a transformational legacy in The Owl House, and conjecture as to her inspiration

Montagu Museum Montagu Museum

The three beautiful historical buildings Joubert House, Old Mission Church and the KWV Building Complex of the Montagu Museum ...

Kleinplasie Open Air Museum and Reptile World Kleinplasie Open Air Museum and Reptile World

The Kleinplasie Open Air Museum is a living museum that lets you experience the life of the early farming communities from 1690 ..

Gold Reef City, Johannesburg Gold Reef City, Johannesburg

Take a tour to the depths of the Gold Mine, ride a rollercoaster, eat, play, pan for gold, watch a 4D movie or see a Broadway Show

The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg The Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg

22 Exhibits at The Apartheid Museum detail the history of Apartheid, key events and people, and 'The Struggle' for democracy in SA

Arbeitsgenot - Home of CJ Langenhoven in Oudtshoorn Arbeitsgenot - Home of CJ Langenhoven in Oudtshoorn

This Museum, Arts and Culture Centre is where, in 1918, co-author of the South African Anthem, CJ Langenhoven, wrote "Die Stem".

The Origins Centre at Wits University, Johannesburg The Origins Centre at Wits University, Johannesburg

Discover your origins and see the world's greatest collection of rock art. Origin's multi-media exhibitions and talks are renowned

Le Roux Townhouse, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Le Roux Townhouse, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo

The Le Roux Townhouse is a fine example of a feather palace built by a wealthy ostrich farmer, John Le Roux.

CP Nel Museum, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland CP Nel Museum, Oudtshoorn, Klein Karoo Kannaland

This extensive display on ostriches and Karoo History is housed in a splendid sandstone building built in 1906 at the height ...

The Midlands Meander Tourist Route, KwaZulu-Natal The Midlands Meander Tourist Route, KwaZulu-Natal

The Midlands Meander is one of South Africa's premier tourist routes, set in the heart of Kwazulu-Natal...

The Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa The Tatham Art Gallery, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

The Tatham Art Gallery in Pietermaritzburg dates back to 1903, and is one of the major art museums in South Africa.