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Museum of Natural History

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Paul Kruger Street S, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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This museum hasn’t been marketed well as very few local children have ever visited. Unsure of the the exact entrance fee but it was very cheap! Lots of very informative items are on display but little progress has been made in the last few decades...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Reviewed February 28, 2019

This is an eyecandy for a museum lover. Inside are extensive collection of fossils which includes the famous Australopithecus africanus, preserved animals and mineral disppalys among others. This is walking distance from Gautrain Pretoria Station and has minimal entrance fee. A visit together with kids...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Interesting to see how everything is set out. Could use some maintenance as most of the lights were off.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sharly2
Reviewed January 21, 2019

The variety of display is incredible, from the early ages to minerals to animals and the collection of birds egg is something.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Exceeded our expectations! Fortunate was the most amazing tour guide and the kids and adults had a blast! Scavenger hunt was too cool! Movie theatre was incredible! We slept well had our party and then the kids got to enjoy the discovery...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Debsleigh
Reviewed January 3, 2019

Great place to go with kids or family outings Lot to see and learn Levels and levels to explore, lot of exhibits like animals etc

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

Broken displays, outdated information, and a weird smell this place has all the attributes for a museum dying a slow death. They shuttered their shop, which is another sign of a museum on the way out. Also, outside is not a safe location there was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

The building was really beautiful but sadly the displays appear neglected and require some restoration. Having visited lots of museums my 11 yr old was extremely disappointed. Not wanting to get political but if the government is committed to keeping museums open they should at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank janekervin1
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Once i saw it as i drove by, i had to find time and come back! So at end of my gruelling seminar, i came over at 6pm and got no disappointment. It was great looking at these great organisms that are as amazing in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donkugonza
Reviewed December 3, 2018

Good experience for kids on natural elements. Exhibits are interesting. Museum is clean as well. We enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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