Gauteng Museums

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National Library of South Africa

Where? Pretoria
The National Library of South Africa (NLSA) in Pretoria holds a collection of South African published books, rare manuscripts, maps, newspapers, technical reports as well as official foreign and government ...

The Cullinan Diamond Mine

Where? Cullinan
The stories and the chance to see diamonds on display is principally what draws people to the Cullinan Diamond Mine, and a number of tours are available for entering the mine shaft, hoist room, big hole, and ...

'Meet' Danie Theron

Where? Groenkoof
Danie Theron (1872 - 1900) was a hero of the Anglo-Boer War. A scouting chief, he was named by Lord Charles of the opposing British side as 'the hardest thorn in the flesh of British advance'. He now takes a ...

Kromdraai Gold Mine

Where? Kromdraai
The gold rush was one of South Africa’s most significant events, and shaped its history and heritage to a large degree. The city of Johannesburg is the country’s busiest and wealthiest city, also aptly known ...

Visit the Peacemakers Museum

Where? Sandton
The Peacemakers Museum closed its doors for the last time on 26 October 2014. The Peacemakers museum presents an exhibition of Nobel laureates, men and women from all corners of the globe who have ...

Visit the Sammy Marks Museum

Where? Pretoria
Return to a bygone era with a visit to the Sammy Marks Museum in Pretoria. This lovely Victorian mansion which dates back to 1884 and Victorian garden (tour available) make for a day out with a difference. ...

City Sightseeing Joburg & Soweto

Where? Braamfontein
City Sightseeing Joburg and Soweto is a fun and fascinating Red City Tour and Soweto Combo Tour in red double-decker buses along an awe-inspiring circular route through the Johannesburg CBD. This exciting ...

Askari Lodge Museum

Where? Doornhoek
Situated within the Gala Hall is our museum. Askari Lodge boasts one of the largest private collections of ox wagons, carts and other animal drawn vehicles from the period 1800 to 1900. Tools and other ...

Benoni Museum

Where? Benoni
The Benoni Museum is house in the old municipal health clinic on the corner of Elston Avenue and Rothsay Street. Opened in 1994 this museum displays an historical event which took place in 1922 - the Rand ...

Wits Art Museum

Where? Braamfontein
A visit to the Wits Art Museum gives you the opportunity to explore and celebrate Africa’s unique heritage and discover a treasure trove of African art. Wits Art Museum was completed in May 2012 and is home ...

Visit the Kruger House Museum

Where? Pretoria
The last house in which President Paul Kruger was to live, between 1883 and 1901, before he left South Africa to go into exile in Europe, the Kruger House Museum lies just a few blocks from Church square, ...

Visit the Adler Museum of Medicine

Where? Parktown
Learn about early medicine at the Adler Museum of Medicine. Established in 1962 by Dr Cyril and Mrs Esther Adler who together collected a truly remarkable private collection of medical and pharmacological ...

Visit Liliesleaf in Rivonia

Where? Rivonia
Liliesleaf is an interactive and historical experience situated in the leafy suburb of Rivonia. The Liliesleaf farm was key to the political and military policies and strategies of the ANC during Apartheid. ...

Explore the Museum of Military History

Where? Saxonwold
Visit the Museum of Military History in Saxonwold. Although relics of war are not everyone’s cup of tea, this museum is very popular. Besides examples of tanks and aircrafts (a Messerschmitt Me-262 jet is ...

Fort Schanskop

Where? Groenkoof
Fort Schanskop situated on a hillside of Pretoria was designed by Germans architects to protect Pretoria against possible attacks from the Johannesburg railway line and national road. The fort was the ...

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