Museums and Heritage

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Pioneer museum

Pionier Opelug Museum is Afrikaans for the Pioneer Open-air Museum, it is a cultural and “living” museum in the eastern suburbs of Pretoria.

pretoria art museum

The Pretoria Art Museum is an art gallery located in Arcadia, Pretoria in South Africa. The museum in Arcadia Park occupies an entire city block bounded by Park, Wessels, Schoeman and Johann Streets.

national museum

The Ditsong National Museum of Natural History formerly known as the Transvaal Museum was founded as the Staatsmuseum of the ZAR on the 1st of December 1892. And it has, since then acted as custodian and documentation centre of South Africa’s natural heritage.


The Sammy Marks Museum is a Victorian mansion called Zwartkoppies Hall, situated about 23km outside Pretoria. The estate originally belonged to 19th century agricultural, industrial and mining tycoon Sammy Marks, who lived there with his wife, Bertha, and nine children.

pretoria forts

The Pretoria Forts consisted mainly of four forts built by the government of the South African Republic just before the outbreak of the Second Anglo-Boer War around the capital of Pretoria.

union building

The Union Buildings form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the president of South Africa