Gauteng Museums

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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 ...

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 ...

Sharpeville Township and Memorial

Where? Vereeniging
Sharpville Township holds many sad memories and is home to the memorial at the human rights precinct. In 1960 during apartheid a large unarmed group headed to the police station with the intent of ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Hapo Museum, Tshwane

Where? Pretoria
//Hapo Museum, Tshwane //Hapo Museum is unusual. Its exterior is a copper overlay, whilst its buildings are distinctly reminiscent of granite rocks, or ancient boulders. The environmentally-sensitive ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

Worker's Museum

Where? Newtown
Today, Newtown is a vibrant suburb of Johannesburg; where cultures, colours and language converge. It is alive with sounds, sights, smells and an undeniable rhythm that is irresistible to the locals. However, ...

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 ...

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