This important museum is in the restored Electricity Department’s compound, which was built in 1910 for 300-plus municipal workers and...
Mary Fitzgerald Square
Named after South Africa’s first female trade unionist, this square is the best place to start a visit to central Jo’burg. The square is...
Sci-Bono Discovery Centre
Testament to the remarkable reawakening of downtown Jo'burg, this well-organised science museum full of interactive exhibitions occupies...
Sophiatown Bar Lounge
Sophiatown was once the heart of African cultural resistance, and the township’s spirit is celebrated in one of Newtown’s most enjoyable...
Opposite Museum Africa, this agreeable little vegan and vegetarian spot sells baked goods (including highly popular muffins and cinnamon...
10 Henry Nxumalo St · interesting places nearby
This is still the most respected live-music venue in Jo’burg, gaining prominence as a Melville jazz haunt in the late ‘90s before getting on the world-music tip and relocating to Newtown in 2004. Today it covers the full range of international musicianship and more popular reggae, rock and hip-hop styles.