Famous Museums in Bloemfontein

The museums in Bloemfontein give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Bloemfontein with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Bloemfontein. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Bloemfontein.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Bloemfontein.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Bloemfontein:

  1. Oliewenhuis Art Museum

    4.2 (298 Votes)
    Oliewenhuis Art Museum

    Art And Culture, Art Museum

    The museum focusing on natural history, international stature, and cultural history was initiated in late 19th century. The museum is set in the neo-Dutch style house that served as a house for the governor general of Union of South Africa. It now houses a permanent exhibition of South African art including an outdoor sculpture working African Carousel. Local artists also exhibit their works on...Read more
  2. Anglo Boer War Museum

    4.7 (183 Votes)
    Anglo Boer War Museum

    History Museum, Historical Site, War Memorial, Sculpture

    This museum is dedicated to the historical war between British and the Boers. The museum tells the tragic tale of the war, its effect on the women, children and society in general. The museum has the exhibits the story of the war and also hosts the Women's Memorial on the same site, fronted by a sculpture by the renowned South African Anton van Wouw.
  3. Freshford House Museum

    4.4 (158 Votes)
    Freshford House Museum

    Museum, Architecture

    This is one of the rare retained houses of the upper-middle class community in Bloemfontein and belonged to architect John Edwin Harrison. Completed in 1897, this house has an asymmetrical facade, red walls with no plasters, bay windows and a classic construction of the renaissance period. The Victorian garden around the museum is also worth a visit.
  4. The National Museum

    4.3 (209 Votes)
    The National Museum

    Natural History Museum

    Dating back to 1877, the National Museum of Bloemfontein comprised of rare findings from around the world and has now extended to the fields of natural history, cultural history and art. It includes 13 research departments offering wholesome educational programes and activities, especially for students.
  5. Sa Armour Museum

    Library, Museum, Exhibition , Hall

    A museum initiated to preserve the history and heritage of armour of SAAC and educate the visitors with history and information through its exhibits, auditorium and library. Attractions and must-sees: An exterior display of Armoured Fighting Vehicles A vehicle hanger with several restored vehicles in running order   A National Monument with Indoor displays: An auditorium - the 2 SSB Roo...Read more