International Nurses Day

"Year of the Fly" is also an opportunity for fly specialists to showcase their research work and new discoveries in the field and make these more widely known.

Take a moment to think of all the nursing professionals today, International Nurse Day. We appreciate everything that you do, not just during this pandemic but every single day. Thank you for being the heart of healthcare. We salute you!

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Day 1 of our holiday programme. The kids enjoyed learning all about butterflies and made some awesome butterfly suncatchers. Lots of cutting to start with but it's sure to look amazing!

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Part of our Museum education team, along with some nervous but excited learners left for Cape Town at the start of the school spring break. The 5 learners had recently won a Speech Competition that was held at the Museum, and the theme was Nelson Mandela, celebrating his legacy in this his centenary year. The learners addressed the topic Learners were invited to address the topic “TO WHAT EXTENT AS SOUTH AFRICANS ARE WE LIVING TO THE VALUES THAT NELSON MANDELA STOOD FOR? They will be spending a week at the Robben Island Museum and will participate in a full programme as part of the Robben Island Museum Spring School. The top 5 learners were Njoko Simlindile (Nsikayethu Secondary); Madlala Lindokuhle (St John Paul II); Twayinga Onelisa (Kharina Secondary); Xulu Nomali (Masjabule High); Ndlovu Nokulunga (Georgetown High) Robben Island Museum - An agency of the Department of Arts & Culture. #kznmuseum #mandela100

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Our newly inducted Museum Council on a behind the scenes tour of our research departments, along with colleagues from the Department of Arts and Culture. #kznmuseum #artsandculture #DAC

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20th International Rock Art Congress

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Ghilraen Laue, a curator in our Human Sciences Department, recently attended the 20th International Rock Art Congress IFRAO in Darfo Boario Terme, Valcamonica, Italy. The congress saw over 500 delegates from five continents come together to present on different aspects on rock art from around the world. Ghilraen presented three papers on aspects of rock art management in the Maloti-Drakensberg World Heritage site, the history of research into regional differences in southern African rock art and rock art and ethnography. While there she also had a chance to visit two rock engraving sites in Valcamonica. #ifrao#ifrao2018#kznmuseum#archaeology

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Opening Times

Monday to Friday - 8:15 to 16:30 
Saturdays - 9:00 to 16:00 
Sundays - 10:00 to 15:00

ENTRANCE CHARGES

Adults (over 17 years) : R10.00

Children (4-17 years) : R 2.50 

School Learners on tour : R 1.50 per child

Pensioners & toddlers : FREE