'Egoli' is the name given to Johannesburg, and means 'City of Gold'. The mining of gold has long been ... More
AECI Dynamite Factory Museum
'Egoli' is the name given to Johannesburg, and means 'City of Gold'. The mining of gold has long been associated with South Africa, and with the Johannesburg area especially. Explosives have been used throughout the history of mining to blast away rock to get to the deeper parts of the earth where the valuable precious metals are found. A guided tour through this museum shows the birth of dynamite and all the technological and scientific advancements that surround this mining necessity.
As a satellite of the South African Cultural Museum , this museum features exhibits on the Cape Town Muslim community
and historical insight into the city's diverse inhabitants. The museum is situated in a restored home of the historic ...
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 ...
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 ...