National Museum


Established in 1877 the National Museum of South Africa stands as an international institution, focussing on natural and cultural history and art. The museum's paleantology and archaeology section has many interesting exhibits and seeks to show visitors what the world was like millions of years ago. The only complete skeleton of the Euskelosaurus, the earliest known plant-eating dinosaur, is on display at the museum.

The Oliewenhuis Art Museum is part of the National Museum and is aimed at conserving and collecting works of art that represent the heritage of South African art. Guided tours through the museum are available, or browse the many exhibits at your leisure.

Map of National Museum