Gauteng Museums

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Fort Klapperkop

Where? Groenkloof
Situated in Groenkloof in Pretoria is the very majestic and magnificent Fort Klapperkop. Now restored to its original state, this fort is one of the best examples of the 19th century weaponry defenses in the ...

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 ...

'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 ...

Visit a Zulu Hut

Where? Groenkloof
On the grounds of the Voortrekker Monument and Nature Reserve stands a tribal replica of a medium sized Zulu Hut. The Zulus are a native South African tribe who traditionally live in beehive shaped dwellings ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lindfield Victorian House Museum

Where? Auckland Park
The Lindfield Victorian House Museum is a living museum with the owner, Katharine Love, living in the house as well as overseeing the day-to-day running of the museum. The museum offers one the opportunity to ...

Ditsong Museum of Natural History

Where? Arcadia
The Ditsong National Museum is one of the largest and most impressive natural history museums in South Africa. The museum houses many collections in various fields including cultural history, geology, ...

Explore Cullinan

Where? Cullinan
Take a trip down Memory lane and explore the historical town of Cullinan in Gauteng. Cullinan is only a 75 minute drive from Johannesburg, but also a lifetime away! Celebrating its 107th anniversary this year, ...

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 Mandela House

Where? Soweto
The Mandela House is a museum exhibiting the research, presentation, preservation, legacy aadn of course the heritage of the Mandela family. Learn all about President Mandela’s journey in life, the ...

Tour de Soweto by Bicycle

Where? Soweto
Looking for a different way to explore Soweto? Jump on a bike at Lebo’s Soweto Backpackers for a guided tour of the places, people and culture. The tour starts at the hostel and travel through the township, ...

Hechter-Shulz Museum

Where? Boksburg
The Hechter-Schulz Afroculture Museum and Study Centre is a private museum that is run by Naomi Hechter-Schultz and can be found in Boksburg's industrial centre. You need to contact Naomi in order to book a ...

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. ...

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, ...

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