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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.

Exhibitions

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Patterns of Contact: Designs from the Indian Ocean World

Aug 19, 2014

Iziko Museums of South Africa is hosting World Design Capital 2014 exhibition,Patterns of Contact: Southern Africa and the Indian Ocean World. On display at the Iziko South African National Gallery, the exhibition highlights over 1 000 years of visual art and East Asian influence. A rare selection of works, including a replica of a 14th century Chinese world map, on loan from the Parliament of South Africa, will be publicly displayed for the first time.

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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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