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Education & public programmes

The Education and Public Programmes Department of Iziko Museums of South Africa offers a range of learning experiences for everyone – whatever your age or level of interest.

Reach for the stars and explore the exciting world of astronomy at the Planetarium. Experience a range of Public Shows for all age groups as well as the Planetarium School Programme.

School programmes include lessons by our Art Collections, Social History and Natural History departments, as well as the Planetarium School Programme. Public programmes include lectures, workshops, commemorative programmes, winter school and more.

The Iziko Mobile Museum is an educational outreach project designed to take educational museum resources to rural and urban communities that are unable to visit the Iziko Museums.




Holiday Heritage Fun!

Sep 19, 2014
  • Visitors enjoy *FREE ENTRY at Iziko museums during Heritage Week* – 22 to 28 September 2014. *Free entrance to the Castle of Good Hope and Planetarium only on Heritage Day, 24 September.
  • Spring school holidays 4 October to 12 October 2014.Take advantage of our half-price holiday discount during local school holidays. Adults and accompanying children enjoy 50% off regular entrance fees to our museums, excluding the Castle of Good Hope and Planetarium.
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Guided Tours

September 22, 2014
September 23, 2014

Guided tour of Iziko Rust en Vreugd

September 22, 2014
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Visitor information

Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko) operates 11 national museums, the Planetarium, the Social History Centre and three collection-specific libraries in Cape Town. After benchmarking with museums of similar size, Iziko has revised its admission fee structure for the first time since 2010. The new admission fee adjustments will be implemented as of 1 April 2013.

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