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THE IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN MUSEUM

Established in 1825 and nestled within the historic Company’s Gardens, the South African Museum has welcomed millions of visitors over the years, all drawn by its extensive historical treasures. From ancient fossils to insects and tools from bygone eras, the museum’s collection offers a captivating journey through time. A visit to this cultural institution not only provides enriching insights into our heritage but also sparks curiosity about the diverse creatures that inhabit our planet.

With over one-and-a-half million scientifically significant specimens, the South African Museum showcases a remarkable diversity of life. From fossils dating back nearly 700 million years to freshly caught fish and insects, the collections offer a glimpse into the natural world’s wonders. Additionally, visitors can explore stone tools crafted by humans 120,000 years ago, traditional clothing from past centuries, and even contemporary items like T-shirts printed just yesterday.

Hours:

Open between 09h00 and 17h00
Monday to Sunday
Closed on Christmas Day and Workers’ Day

Fees:

Standard Fee

Adults: R60
Children aged 5 to 17: R60
Pensioners and Students: R60

Upon Presentation of Valid SA ID/ SADC Identification

Adults: R40.00
Children aged 5 to 17: R20.00
South African pensioners and students (with valid cards): R20.00