Gaborone attractions

Monument in Gaborone

Three Dikgosi Monument

It’s an interesting kind of history when your nationalist heroes are three guys who argued your country should continue to be a protectorate of Africa’s biggest imperialist power, but welcome to Botswana. The dikgos…
Wildlife Reserve in Gaborone

Gaborone Game Reserve

This reserve was established in 1988 by the Kalahari Conservation Society to give the Gaborone public an opportunity to view Botswana’s wildlife in a natural and accessible location. It seems to be working: although…
Museum in Gaborone

National Museum & Art Gallery

Botswana's National Museum closed in mid-2016 for a much-needed overhaul. Prior to the closure, the collection itself was fairly modest, with plenty of stuffed animals alongside sections on the country's precolonial…
Notable Building in Gaborone


Botswana's parliament building sits at the western end of the Mall in an area dominated by government ministries.
Library in Gaborone

Botswana National Reference Library

Next to Debswana House, this library is ideal for anyone doing any research about Botswana and the region.
Mosque in Gaborone


One of the focal points for Botswana's Muslim community, this mosque is an important local landmark.
Notable Building in Gaborone

Debswana House

The home of Botswana's diamond industry, Debswana House is an important local landmark.
University in Gaborone

University of Botswana

Botswana's biggest university sits on the city's eastern outskirts.
Library in Gaborone

Gaborone Public Library

Opposite the eastern end of the Mall.