Museum Africa

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 121 Bree St, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
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  • 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.

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  • Museum Africa Address: 121 Bree St, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
  • Museum Africa Contact Number: +27-118335624
  • Museum Africa Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Museum Africa Price: 41 ZAR
  • Time required to visit Museum Africa: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 78.18% of people who visit Johannesburg include Museum Africa in their plan

  • 56.57% of people start their Museum Africa visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museum Africa

Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museum Africa

People normally club together Apartheid Museum and Carlton Centre Observation Deck while planning their visit to Museum Africa.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • 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

  • I loved Africa museum its peaceful and there More info u can get there

  • Their events are not well published and the space could be made more welcoming.

  • Extremely impressed by the detail, and South African history in a large scale.

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