Gauteng Museums

The smallest of South Africa's 9 provinces, Gauteng is the commercial and industrial powerhouse of the country. Show on Map

Destinations in Gauteng


Pretoria Art Museum

Where? Arcadia
The Pretoria Art Museum is an art museum of world renown, specialising in South African art. Their mission is collecting, documenting and conserving outstanding examples of mainly South African art; ...

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, ...

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 ...

Take A Stroll Down Oak Avenue Boulevard

Where? Cullinan
Taking a stroll through the very Edwardian village of Cullinan is a must, especially if that stroll takes you down Oak Avenue Boulevard. The bustling street is filled will heritage buildings and sites that ...

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 ...

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 ...

Visit the James Hall Museum of Transport

Where? Johannesburg
Visit the James Hall Museum of Transport. This is the largest and most comprehensive land-transport museum in South Africa, was established by the late Jimmie Hall and the City of Johannesburg in February ...

Bensusan Museum of Photography

Where? Newtown
The Bensusan Museum of Photography is home to a collection of rare and valuable precision-made photographic equipment. For example, a very early Daguerre camera - bought by his English rival, WH Fox Talbot, in ...

Spend a few hours at Constitution Hill

Where? Johannesburg
Spend a few hours at Constitution Hill. This the site of Johannesburg’s notorious Old Fort Prison Complex, commonly known as Number Four, where thousands of ordinary people were brutally punished before the ...

Linksfield Ridge House

Where? Linksfield
Lafayette Ron Hubbard, better known as L Ron Hubbard, was the founder of Scientology and an acclaimed science fiction author. Scientology is a church that maintains that its members not be taught doctrine, but ...

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 Smuts House Museum

Where? Irene
As the original home of General Jan Christian Smuts and his family, this museum is an important part of the South African heritage. Smuts, also known as Oubaas (‘old boss’ in Afrikaans), was a general (on the ...

Mary Gunn Library

Where? Brummeria
Mary Gunn was a clerk in the Department of Agriculture’s Botany Division in 1916. She was assigned the mammoth job of establishing a botanical library in Pretoria. Today, her efforts reflect in this library’s ...

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. ...

McHardy House Museum

Where? Cullinan
A visit to the McHardy House in Cullinan is a step back in time. All of the guides are members of the Cullinan Heritage Society and will ensure you have a wonderful visit. The museum is closed on Tuesdays but ...

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