Museum AfricaCurrently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
- Address: 121 Bree St, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +27-118335624
- Ticket Price: 41 ZAR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Family And Kids, Photo Gallery, Specialty Museums
The Museum Africa or the Africana Museum is a heritage museum and bears the historical features of the development of Johannesburg and South Africa. It’s located on the site of what used to be a fruit market. Over the decades, numerous sections illustrating the materialistic progress and culture of Johannesburg has also been introduced as newer additions. On the decline of the apartheid during the 1990s, the newly formed South African Government renovated the museum and named it as Museum Africa.
Among the specialities of the museum are the belongings, the cultural articles and trinkets from all over the African continent, notably the native tokens, musical intruments and cushions. The Museum includes a Bensuan Museum. The Bensuan Museum exhibits the exceptional and high precision components of photographic equipments, along with collections of wet plate prints, digital photographs, and numerous stereoscope imageries.
- The Museum Africa also houses a Geology Museum which specializes in its collections of archaeological samples from various regions of South Africa, especially from Tsumeb of Namibia and the Witwatersrand Reefs.
- 121 Bree St
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77.9% of people who visit Johannesburg include Museum Africa in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
56.57% of people start their Museum Africa visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museum Africa
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museum Africa
If you a photographer this is the place do conduct your research... Free, Awesome interesting knowledge available The staff is really very helpful... Great place for excursions...
This museum is well intentioned, and had the potential to be a great museum that exhibits the rich history of Africa. At present the main exhibit of the museum has many bare walls, the pictures and artifacts displayed do not have much information to go with the display. The location of the museum is within the Johannesburg CBD.
Oddly empty museum. The geology section is definitively worth seeing, but the rest is lacking adequate selection and curation. The building used to be used as a market
I definitely recommended this place for tourist,local or from abroad. So much interesting details regarding our history and more. Staff there are so polite. The artifacts and vintage pieces seem to be preserved well. Next time I am taking my kids there for sure,I did loose my way inside the place but that wasn't a train smash
Great experience. Feels like you are going back in time. Staff is very helpful