Attractions

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 Market in Johannesburg

Joziburg Lane

Yet another gentrified quarter of the city, Joziburg Lane occupies the ground floor of One Eloff, a magnificent art deco building that once stood derelict and is now filled with loft-style apartments. Browse artists…
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 2008. Tours are available for no extra fee,…
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…
Museum in Johannesburg

Origins Centre

This stunning museum explores the African origins of humankind through interactive exhibits. The centre is brilliant for school-age children and holds the most formidable collection of rock art in the world, led by …
Arts Centre in Johannesburg

Arts on Main

This multifaceted arts centre, occupying a former warehouse with a superb courtyard, has a mission to generate some cultural vibrancy in the Maboneng precinct. The once-dilapidated building has been transformed into…
Gallery in Johannesburg

CIRCA on Jellicoe

An essential part of the Jo’burg cultural landscape, CIRCA on Jellicoe is both an architectural landmark and a superb gallery hosting contemporary works of art. Overlooking the northern suburbs, the spiral structure…
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 with works by leading South African painters and…
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…