Located at the Newtown Cultural Precinct, Museum Africa carries a variety of exhibits, most of which pertain to the rich ... More
Located at the Newtown Cultural Precinct, Museum Africa carries a variety of exhibits, most of which pertain to the rich history of Africa. Of special interest is the display of historic works of art, which will give you an insight into artists' impressions of the Anglo-Boer War. Geological specimens, paintings, prints, photographs and numerous objects from all corners of southern Africa are also on display. In order to fully appreciate the collection, it is best to allow at least a couple of hours for the visit.
The building was built in 1910 for municipal workers and now has been declared a national monument. The museum has
Workers Library, a resource centre and a display of the living conditions of migrant workers.
Although generally not open to the public, Wits University, founded in the 1920s, does offer a tour of their facilities
to those of an academic or beneficial nature. Access to the campus is quite open, and a self guided ...
Built around the No. 14 shaft of Crown Mines, this city is an authentic reproduction of Johannesburg at the beginning
of the 1900s. There are fully furnished miner's houses with original furniture and fittings, including pressed ceilings. The museum ...
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