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Voortrekker Monument

  Voortrekker Monument (Eeufees Road, Pretoria) – a 37-minute drive north of Johannesburg (via R21) is Pretoria, South Africa’s capital.  This huge granite monument is located on one of the city’s hilltops, and was built in commemoration of the Afrikaaner “voortrekkers” who migrated from Cape Province into this region (long known as the Transvaal) between … Continue reading Voortrekker Monument

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Union Buildings

  Union Buildings (Government Avenue, Pretoria) – the city of Pretoria (the capital of South Africa) is a 37-minute drive north of Johannesburg (via R21). Like an ancient temple adorning over the city it governs, Pretoria’s Union Buildings are a modern-day acropolis. Built at the highest point of the city, it forms the official seat … Continue reading Union Buildings

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Thulamela Archaeological Sites

  Thulamela Archaeological Sites — Thulamela is a stone-walled site located in the northern region of the Park, and dates back to between 450-500 years. It comprises evidence of the Zimbabwe culture and is linked to the world-famous Mapungubwe Ruins. When Great Zimbabwe was abandoned, several groups moved south across the Limpopo River into the … Continue reading Thulamela Archaeological Sites

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Mandela Family Museum

  Mandela Family Museum (8115 Orlando West, Soweto, Johannesburg) –– this museum strives to be a world-class visitor attraction, and a leading center for the preservation, presentation, and research of the history, heritage and legacy of the Mandela Family. The mission of Mandela House is to provide an effective, efficient and meaningful experience to all … Continue reading Mandela Family Museum

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Letaba Elephant Museum

Letaba Elephant Museum (Letaba Rest Camp, Kruger National Park) — this museum covers elephant evolution, biology, behavior, ecology and research. It also showcases the ivory of eight of Kruger’s greatest tuskers (including six of the Magnificent Seven). This site introduces you to these, and some of Kruger’s other big tuskers. It also has fun and … Continue reading Letaba Elephant Museum

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Inyoka Art Gallery

Inyoka Art Gallery (intersection of R527 and R531, Hoedspruit, Maruleng Municipality) – this is a gallery that features the work of people living, working and creating in and around Hoedspruit in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Run by the community, for the community, most of the work shown on this gallery is for sale. More info … Continue reading Inyoka Art Gallery

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Foskor Mine Museum

  Foskor Mine Museum (Koper Street, Phalaborwa 1390, Limpopo) –– this museum is dedicated to celebrating the rich, long-standing mining history of the region and the important part this industry has played in terms of the local economy and international recognition. Foskor provides insights into the mining history of Phalaborwa, both ancient and recent, and … Continue reading Foskor Mine Museum