Information about South Africa: South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded on the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans, on the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe, and on the east and northeast by Mozambique and Swaziland, and surrounding the kingdom of Lesotho. Cape Town is the largest city with a population of 3,44 million (2020). Read More...

South Africa’s Museums and Heritage

The Iziko South African Museum is a South African national museum located in Cape Town a city that is a capital of South Africa and has the famous prisoner site of Robben Island. The museum was founded in 1825, the first in the country.

The Iziko South African National Gallery is the national art gallery of South Africa located in Cape Town. It became part of the Iziko collection of museums – as managed by the Department of Arts and Culture – in 2001.

The South African Air Force Museum houses, exhibits and restores material related to the history of the South African Air Force. Address: Forest Hill Dr, Southdene, Port Elizabeth, 6000. Phone: 041 505 1295

Museum Africa is a journey back into the glory years of the Africa continent’s past, when the first civilisations thrived. It is not a revisionist African history written by …Address: Lilian Ngoyi St, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2033

The South African Jewish Museum stands on what is considered Cape Town’s ‘museum mile’ in the centre of town.You need a photo ID to enter the secure compound that’s home not only to this imaginatively designed museum …

The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The complex, owned by Gold Reef City Casino, was opened in November 2001.

The Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, colloquially the Transvaal Museum, is a natural history museum situated in Pretoria, South Africa. The museum was established by the former South African Republic also known as the Transvaal in 1895.

The South African National War Museum in Johannesburg was officially opened by Prime Minister Jan Smuts on 29 August 1947 to preserve the history of South Africa’s involvement in the Second World War. Address: 22 Erlswold Way, Randburg, 2132. Phone: 011 646 5513

The Pretoria Art Museum is an art gallery located in Arcadia, Pretoria in South Africa. The museum in Arcadia Park occupies an entire city block bounded by Park, Wessels, Schoeman and Johann Streets. Address: Schoeman St & Wessels St, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0007

Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger. It was built in 1884 by architect Tom Claridge and builder Charles Clark. Address: WF Nkomo St, Pretoria Central, Pretoria, 0002

District Six Museum is a museum in the former inner-city residential area, District Six, in Cape Town, South Africa. District Six Foundation was founded in 1989 … Address: 25A Albertus St & Buitenkant Street, Zonnebloem, Cape Town, 8000. Phone: 021 466 7200

The Slave Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town. The many names of the building over three centuries – Slave Lodge, Government Offices Building, Old Supreme Court, and SA Cultural History Museum – reflect the long and rich history of the building.

The Nelson Mandela National Museum, commonly referred to as Mandela House, is the house on Vilakazi Street, Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa, where Nelson Mandela lived from 1946 to 1962. Phone: 011 936 7754

The Albany Museum, South Africa is situated in Grahamstown in South Africa, is affiliated to Rhodes University and dates back to 1855, making it the second oldest museum in South Africa. Address: 40 Somerset St, Grahamstown, 6139

The McGregor Museum in Kimberley, South Africa, originally known as the Alexander McGregor Memorial Museum, is a multidisciplinary museum which serves Kimberley and the Northern Cape, established in 1907.

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