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Ditsong National Museum of Natural History

Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
Ditsong Museums of South Africa is an amalgamation of eight museums. This museum is home to Mrs Ples (the nickname attributed to a fossil skull believed to represent a distant relative of all humankind), and it houses the finest collection of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians and insects as well as a remarkable display of fossils, pre-historic man and geological and archaeological material.
Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History

Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History
This Ditsong Museum gives an appreciation of culture and traditions through community involvement, educational activities and public programmes, including song, dance and much more. Archeology enthusiasts will enjoy the museum’s guided tours and archaeology programmes as well as children’s holiday programme.
Pretoria Art Museum

Pretoria Art Museum
It is the only fine arts museum in Tshwane. The building was designed by Gordon McIntosh and Burg Doherty and the museum has built up a collection of over 3000 works. It holds a representative collection of South African Art, with the works of Pierneef and Anton van Wouw, as well as contemporary South African art and international graphic collections of 17th century Dutch art.
Voortrekker Monument and Museum

Voortrekker Monument and Museum

A national heritage site which commemorates the centenary of the Groot Trek when Dutch, French and German pioneers left the Cape in 1835 by ox-wagon to the north in search of a better life.
The monument is attached to a museum which charts the migratory patterns and focuses on the lifestyles of the Voortrekkers.

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