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James Hall Museum of Transport: a nod to land transport

October is Transport Month in South Africa. The James Hall Museum of Transport in Johannesburg preserves and collects the country’s transport heritage. Here, from...

South African art on show at British Museum

An exhibition at the British Museum is showcasing South Africa’s diverse history, heritage and art from thousands of years ago up until today. It...

South Africa High Commissioner to the UK visit to Rugby School and Museum

South Africa’s High Commissioner to the UK, HE Obed Thembinkosi Mlaba will visit the Rugby School and Museum today, ahead of the 450th Anniversary of the Popular Sport (Rugby) in 2017.

Charlotte Maxeke's home to become a museum

Charlotte Maxeke’s home to become a museum

The Kliptown home of Charlotte Maxeke, the mother of black freedom in South Africa, is to be converted into a museum and interpretation centre, the Gauteng Provincial Government announced at an event to mark International Women's Day on Sunday.
Thumbs-up for Springbok Experience

Springbok Experience free on Sunday

Rugby fans in the Western Cape will have a once-a-year chance to visit the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town free of charge on Sunday - and they'll even receive a free Castle Draught.

Constitution Hill is a window on a brutal past

Sitting astride a ridge on the northern edge of Joburg's inner city, Constitution Hill is a symbol of how far South Africa has come. Once a notorious prison filled with anti-apartheid activists, it is now the seat of the highest court in the land, where freedom, democracy and justice are defended.

Moad builds a genius space for Africa’s arts

The Museum of African Design is an innovative creation in downtown Joburg that is championing a new model. A gallery without a permanent collection, it "allows an institution that's interested in the contemporary to stay contemporary".

Qunu museum gives life to Mandela’s legacy

The Nelson Mandela Museum, situated on a hilltop near the Mbashe river in Qunu, is more than just a static tribute to the former president. It also acts as catalyst for transformation and community upliftment in the village Madiba called home.

The meaning of heritage

Heritage means different things to different people. But for all, it seems to be inextricably linked to national pride, culture, tradition and the past. Now, as Heritage Month draws to a close, the National Heritage Council wants South Africans to help define the concept.
Ubuntu is about relationships

Thumbs-up for Springbok Experience

Thumbs-up for Springbok Experience

The new Springbok Experience rugby museum opened its doors to the public at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Heritage Day on Tuesday, and was given an enthusiastic thumbs-up by Springboks and former national captains.


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