South African Museum and Planetarium

This was built in the 1800s and houses some of the most interesting artifacts pertaining to South Africa. The san rock paintings are stunning as are the Lydenburg heads dating back some 1500 years. African symbols for numbers and alphabets are also on display here along with other interesting exhibits such as traditional medicines. The fossil gallery and the whale well are also fascinating and contain skeletons dating back to over 300 million years ago.  

Timings: Daily 10 A.M- 4 30 P.M
Admission: R 20 [Adult], R 12 [Children]- entrance to both the Planetarium + Museum
Address: Between Queen Victoria Street and Government Avenue
Tel: 021-481-3800

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Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve
Castle of Good Hope
Gold of Africa Museum
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