Welcome to DITSONG Museums of South Africa!
The DITSONG Museums of South Africa is an amalgamation of eight national museums, seven in Tshwane and one in Johannesburg. The target audience for these museums are children, youth, adults, students, tourists (foreign and local), researchers and the public in general. Read more
DITSONG MUSEUMS have diverse collections covering the fields of fauna and flora, palaeontology, military history, cultural history, geology, anthropology and archaeology. Find out more
World AIDS Day on 1 December 2013 brings together people from around the world to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS and demonstrate international solidarity in the face of the pandemic. The day is an opportunity for public and private partners to spread awareness about the status of the pandemic and encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in high prevalence countries and around the world.
Calendar of upcoming events such as exhibitions, memorial days, etc.
Events and dates in this schedule are subject to change without prior notice.
Please confirm with individual museums for each event.
Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History
History of the Museum Building
The Museum site used to be a prison, then the Royal Mint, and then became the South African Mint. When the mint moved to Midrand, the building was refurbished for a Museum. more
A Message of Hope and Inspiration for Woman
Exhibition at the National Museum of Cultural History by Netsanet Lemma.