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The Hector Pieterson Museum is a heritage site intrinsically linked to the origins of the Soweto Uprisings and its aftermath. By 10.30 am on 16 June 1976, thousands of students...

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Apartheid Museum

Johannesburg

The Apartheid Museum is the story of the triumph of the human spirit over adversity and oppression. Beginning in 1948, the white elected National Party government initiated a...

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Mandela House Museum, on historic Vilakazi Street in Soweto, strives to be a world-class visitor attraction and a leading centre for the preservation, presentation and research...

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Kliptown, a suburb in the heart of Soweto, is the oldest residential district of Soweto and was first laid out in 1891 on land which formed part of Klipspruit (i.e. ‘rocky...

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The Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site, is located remarkably less than an hour from both Johannesburg and Pretoria, and yet feels eons away from the big city. The...

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Maropeng

Gauteng

Maropeng, which means ‘returning to the place of origin’ in Setswana, the native language spoken in the area, is the official visitor centre for the Cradle of Humankind and...

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Maropeng Hotel

Johannesburg

TGCSA 4-Star HotelThe Maropeng Boutique Hotel is situated in the picturesque Cradle of Humankind and looks out onto spectacular views of the Witwatersberg and Magaliesberg...

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Sterkfontein Caves, one of the 13 fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site, is less than an hour’s drive from the city and 10 minutes from Maropeng. The...

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Created by author, artist, and traditional healer Credo Mutwa, the cultural village offers an outdoor museum celebrating African art, culture and folklore. Also known as...

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Workers' Museum

Johannesburg

The Workers’ Museum tells the story of migrants who came to Johannesburg from throughout the southern African region. Having left their homes and families, black migrant...

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Museum Africa

Johannesburg

Rise and Fall of Apartheid: Photography and the Bureaucracy of Everyday Life offers an unprecedented historical overview of the pictorial response to apartheid that has never...

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The Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), is the biggest gallery on the subcontinent, with a collection larger than that of the South African National Art Gallery in Cape Town. The...

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Come and encounter the magic of Sophiatown’s historically significant and vibrant Yesteryear and get a taste of Sophiatown today, with our fascinating interactive personal...

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Officially opened 49 years ago, the museum exhibits some of the most interesting and rare land transport vehicles used in Southern Africa. The displays take you through time,...

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Roodepoort Museum

Johannesburg

The museum covers local history, the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand and the development of Roodepoort from mining camp to city. Roodepoort’s history can be traced back...

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Discover the breath-taking Witpoortjie Waterfall, beautifully landscaped indigenous gardens and a nature reserve along the Roodekrans Ridge. This Garden covers almost 300ha of...

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The Freedom Park

Pretoria (Tshwane)

Using our unique culture, heritage, history and spirituality, Freedom Park tells the story of South Africa in the voice of the South African people. A national and...

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Cullinan Diamond Mine

Pretoria (Tshwane)

Cullinan, the most glittering name in South Africa’s diamond history, is the source of many of the most renowned diamonds in the world. Two of the largest and most famous...

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This 76ha urban oasis is a pristine getaway from the nearby city. A visit to the Pretoria National Botanical Garden promises to be an exciting venture. Visit the traditional...

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Constitution Hill

Johannesburg

Nowhere can the story of South Africa’s turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as at Constitution Hill. This National Heritage Site has witnessed...

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