Museums and Heritage

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The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg, South Africa dedicated to illustrating apartheid and the 20th century history of South Africa. The complex, owned by Gold Reef City Casino, was opened in November 2001.

james hall

James Hall Transport Museum is located in Johannesburg South Africa.It is largest transport museum in Africa.It is a museum that aims to preserve and promote the history of over 400 years of transport in South Africa in particular and Africa in general. It was established in 1964 by Jimmie Hall.

origins centre museum

Origins Centre Museum, Exhibitions on the history of early humans in Africa, including ancient rock art, with audio tours.

workers museums

The Newtown Workers’ Compound, designed to house 330 workers, was built by the Johannesburg City Council in 1913, and was used initially to house their Cleansing and Sanitary Staff.

mary fitzg

The Mary Fitzgerald Square in Newtown, Johannesburg in South Africa is a public space named after Mary “Pickhandle” Fitzgerald, who is considered to have been the first female trade unionist in the country. 


The Cenotaph is in the block between the former Johannesburg City Hall (now Guateng Legislature) and the public library, and is bounded by Market and President Streets (this area is now called Beyers Naude Square).