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Top Choice Museum in Cradle of Humankind


Partly housed in a building that looks like a giant grassy mound on one side and shiny modern steel on the other, Maropeng is an all-in-one information centre, visitor attraction and entertainment complex. The fasci…
Top Choice Cave in Cradle of Humankind

Sterkfontein Caves

One of the most significant archaeological sites in the world, Sterkfontein Caves include a permanent hominid exhibit and a walkway down into the impressive caves and past the excavation site. Tours leave every 30 m…
Museum in Cradle of Humankind

Nirox Foundation

This gorgeous sculpture park marks an evolutionary advancement for South African creative arts. Leading local and international sculptors, painters and conceptual artists take up secluded residencies or display thei…
Museum in Cradle of Humankind

Old Kromdraai Mine Museum

For over two decades the same family has run tours at the first official gold mine on the Witwatersrand – operations started in 1881. Guided tours leave the converted shed and small museum every hour on the weekend.