Welcome to Iziko Museums of South Africa

Plan your Visit

The South African Museum, founded in 1825 and situated in the historic Company’s Gardens, has seen millions of visitors, attracted by the vast historical collection the museum has to offer, ranging from fossils to ancient insects and historical tools. A visit to this museum is not only culturally enriching, but the impressive natural collection will also ignite a spark of interest in learning more about the creatures with which we share our planet.

The Iziko South African Museum

Hours:

Open between 09h00 and 17h00
Monday to Sunday
Closed on Christmas Day and Workers’ Day

Fees:

Adults: R30.00
Children aged 6 to 18: R15.00
Children aged 5 and under: Free
South African pensioners and students (with valid cards): R15.00 / Free entry on Fridays
School groups: Booked: R5.00; Unbooked: R8.00
Free entry on commemorative days

Plan your Visit

The South African Museum, founded in 1825 and situated in the historic Company’s Gardens, has seen millions of visitors, attracted by the vast historical collection the museum has to offer, ranging from fossils to ancient insects and historical tools. A visit to this museum is not only culturally enriching, but the impressive natural collection will also ignite a spark of interest in learning more about the creatures with which we share our planet.

The Iziko South African Museum

Hours:

Open between 09h00 and 17h00
Monday to Sunday
Closed on Christmas Day and Workers’ Day

Fees:

Adults: R30.00
Children aged 6 to 18: R15.00
Children aged 5 and under: Free
South African pensioners and students (with valid cards): R15.00 / Free entry on Fridays
School groups: Booked: R5.00; Unbooked: R8.00
Free entry on commemorative days

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Iziko Museums

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05/08/2022

Masterpiece of the Month: Frans Snyders, Concert of Birds (1620-30)

About Masterpiece of the Month In the build-up to the 150th anniversary exhibition of Iziko’s Art Collections, which will open on 24 September this year, distinguished UCT art historian Anna Tietze is presenting an essay each month shining some light on an artwork of her choice from the gallery’s historical collection. Anna Tietze is the author of A History of the Iziko South African National Gallery: Reflections on Art and National…

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05/08/2022

Promoting a Gender Equal Society for a Sustainable Future

Celebrate Women’s Day with Iziko Museums and the Women Lead Movement For media images and interview requests, please contact: Zikhona Jafta at zjafta@iziko.org.za On Tuesday, 9 August 2022, Iziko Museums of South Africa, in collaboration with the Women Lead Movement, Brand South Africa and Europa Art Group will commemorate Women’s Day with an interactive public engagement. Hosted at the Iziko Slave Lodge, the programme will include a tour of…

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27/07/2022

Promoting a Gender Equal Society for a Sustainable Future

Celebrate Women’s Day with Iziko Museums and the Women Lead Movement For media images and interview requests, please contact: Zikhona Jafta at zjafta@iziko.org.za On Tuesday, 9 August 2022, Iziko Museums of South Africa, in collaboration with the Women Lead Movement and Official Brand South Africa, will commemorate Women’s Day with an interactive public engagement. Hosted at the Iziko Slave Lodge, the programme will include a tour of three exhibitions…

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Keep Warm and In-Awe at Iziko Museums

#See #Discover #Explore the wonders of our world, our histories and our heritage; visit Iziko Museums of South Africa this winter! For media images and interview requests, please contact: Zikhona Jafta at zjafta@iziko.org.za This winter, step indoors and see, discover and explore the wonders of our world, our histories and our heritage at Iziko Museums of South Africa. The Museum is open between 09h00 and 17h00; please note that…

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12/07/2022

Masterpiece of the Month: Wolf Kibel, Still Life (1934-5)

Anna Tietze unpacks Wolf Kibel’s Still Life (1934-5) in the July edition of Masterpiece of the Month In the build-up to the 150th anniversary exhibition of Iziko’s Art Collections, which will open on 24 September this year, distinguished UCT art historian Anna Tietze is presenting an essay each month shining some light on an artwork of her choice from the gallery’s historical collection. Anna Tietze is the author of…

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A Journey of Discovery and Adventure Awaits!

Join Iziko Museums of South Africa for a fun-filled school holiday programme from Monday, 4 until Thursday, 7 July For media images and interview requests, please contact: Zikhona Jafta at zjafta@iziko.org.za This July school holiday, take part in a series of exciting and educational workshops with Iziko Museums of South Africa! The programme runs from Monday, 4 until Thursday, 7 July 2022, from 10h00 until 13h00 – and takes…
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Imagine picnics in lush-landscaped gardens, dancing in stately ballrooms, a romantic interlude under velvet night skies, jazz in historic courtyards and dining with whales and dinosaurs. All this and more are on offer at Iziko Museums’ South African Museum, Slave Lodge, Groot Constantia, Rust en Vreugd, the Planetarium and the Castle of Good Hope. All these venues offer unique settings for unforgettable functions.

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