The museum seemed dark to me as in not sufficient lighting. We only had a short 45 mins or so to go through the museum. We were brought here on a half day city tour and basically were left on our own to explore. We...More
About Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium
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Weirdly organized... lacking funding... but it's not expensive and not a long stop either. Anthropological section was the most thorough and interesting. Nice collection of clothing and tools of various groups ( besotho, Zulu, san) and also San cave paintings with a pretty good exploration...More
This was a great combination of natural history, ancient art, marine life and more. We are glad we came to visit. We wished the lighting were a bit brighter for our aging eyes.
It must be impossible to try and put in one museum something which reflects everything a place like South Africa has to offer. This museum gives it a good shot and largely succeeds. There are a wide range of exhibits with a focus on natural...More
We loved the Planetarium and enjoyed our amble around the museum - my boys especially liked the dinosaur display area. Some of the museum is under construction with new displays, so we look forward to seeing what is unveiled.
We have been wanting to visit the planetarium for some time, it was supposed to open renovations in January 2017 but it only recently opened. The staff at the entrance was really as responsive as wax sculptures. We requested tickets for a show that they...More
Disappointed. The Museum Part need some TLC. For a start, fix the lightbulps in some display rooms/ cabinets. As a local I wont feel proud to recommend a visit to overseas guests at this stage. Have visited the Planetarium before, which deserve 5 Stars though,...More
Poorly funded and outdated. The layout is confusing, one place there are local animals next to a geode and there is no rhyme or reason as to why. Kids would still enjoy an hour for the big skeletons and such, but this is not an...More
Worth it a big stop there and enjoy the wonderful museum and fantastic planetarium. This planetarium is the best of the world nowadays. You can buy your ticket for planetarium and enjoy for free the museum before or after the planetarium seccion. But, eat something...More