If you are looking at some fun activities to do on International Museum Day. There is no need to look further we’ve got you covered…
Here is a list of a few museums based in Cape Town to check out this week.
Irma Stern Museum
If you enjoy artworks based off of German Expressionism and Post – Impressionism then this is the place for you.
Weekdays: 10am – 5pm
Weekends: 10am – 2pm (Saturday)
*Closed on Public Holidays*
R65 – General Admission
Free admission- Under 18’s, Pensioners & UCT Staff
2. District Six Museum
The District Six Museum is based in 25A Buitenkant Str, Cape Town, 8000. If you are someone that enjoys history and wants to learn a bit more about what District Six is all about then this is the place to go. They offer guided site walks by former residence of the area.
Monday 0 Saturday – 9am – 4pm
R50 – Self-Guided
R65 With ex – resident guide
R120 – Guided Site Tours
R150 – Guided Site Tour with a snack
Ex – residence and other areas of forced removals as well as South African Pensioners – Free entry.
3. The Heart of Cape Town Museum
The Heart of Cape Town Museum is based in Groote Schuur Hospital, Main Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925. This place pays tribute to everyone who contributed significantly to the surgical achievement that pushed the frontiers of science, and ushered in a new era of medicine. A fascinating glimpse at the first successful heart transplant is provided at this museum.
Weekdays: 9am – 3pm
Guided Tours Weekdays: 9am, 11am & 1pm
Weekend tours on prior requests only.
R350 – International Adults
R200 – International Students (must have student card)
R180 – South African Adults
R90 – South African Students (must have student card)
4. Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa
Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa is based in V&A Waterfront Silo District, S Arm Rd, Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001. The museum is known as the largest of its kind in Africa and it is also the first Major museum that focuses on Contemporary African Art. It features over a 100 galleries with 9 storeys of project spaces and exhibitions dedicated to contemporary and modern African art. This museum offers a variety of art mediums which includes sculptures, paintings, illustrations, fashion, photography and design.
Weekdays: 10am – 6pm (Tuesday till Sunday)
Free Wednesdays 10am – 1pm is free for South African Citizens (provide ID)
Under 18’s – free