Top Choice Museum in Johannesburg

Apartheid Museum

The Apartheid Museum illustrates the rise and fall of South Africa’s era of segregation and oppression, and is an absolute must-see. It uses film, text, audio and live accounts to provide a chilling insight into the…
Top Choice Museum in Johannesburg

Liliesleaf Farm

Possibly the city's most underrated museum, Liliesleaf Farm was the secret headquarters of the ANC (African National Congress) during the 1960s and reopened as a museum in June 2008. This well-organised complex tell…
Top Choice Museum in Johannesburg

Wits Art Museum

Completed in May 2012, this modern museum is the leading museum of African art on the continent, with an extraordinary collection of 10,000 works and a dynamic program of events and exhibitions. With its clean, mode…
Museum in Johannesburg

Constitution Hill

Inspiring Constitution Hill is one of the city’s most important attractions. It offers travellers interested in the modern South African story an integral understanding of the legal and historical ramifications of t…
Amusement Park in Johannesburg

Gold Reef City

Offers a vaudevillian ride through Johannesburg’s gold-rush period. Ninety per cent Disneyland clone, this theme park only offers a token nod to historical authenticity but provides ample means for filling a spare a…
Gallery in Johannesburg

Johannesburg Art Gallery

The JAG has the largest art collection in Africa and regularly rotates its incredible collection of 17th- and 18th-century European landscape and figurative paintings; works by leading South African painters; and tr…
Zoo in Johannesburg

Johannesburg Zoo

A worthwhile outing for the beautiful old trees.
Museum in Johannesburg

Museum Africa

This museum is housed in the impressive old Bree St fruit market. The thoughtful curatorship features exhibitions on the Treason Trials of 1956–61, the development of South African music and the history of housing i…
Museum in Johannesburg

SAB World of Beer

Take a 1½-hour jaunt through the history of beer. Taste chibuku in a mock African village, sample a cheeky half-pint at a recreated Victorian pub, then nail two free pints in the bar afterwards. You even get a World…
Museum in Johannesburg

Sci-Bono Discovery Centre

Testament to the remarkable reawakening of downtown Jo'burg, this well-organised science museum full of interactive exhibitions occupies a former power station.