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Education & public programmes

The Education and Public Programmes Department of Iziko Museums of South Africa offers a range of learning experiences for everyone – whatever your age or level of interest.

Reach for the stars and explore the exciting world of astronomy at the Planetarium. Experience a range of Public Shows for all age groups as well as the Planetarium School Programme.

School programmes include lessons by our Art Collections, Social History and Natural History departments, as well as the Planetarium School Programme. Public programmes include lectures, workshops, commemorative programmes, winter school and more.

The Iziko Mobile Museum is an educational outreach project designed to take educational museum resources to rural and urban communities that are unable to visit the Iziko Museums.




Strong Woman, Strong World - Woman’s Day

Aug 9, 2018

Iziko Museums of South Africa celebrates National Woman’s Day on 9 August 2018. Access to selected Iziko museums and events is Free. In celebration of national icon, Ma Sisulu, Nonsikelelo Albertina Sisulu nee Thethiwe, Iziko will host a series of exciting events to honour the legacy of power, courage and philosophy of Strong Woman, Strong World. 

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The People’s Art

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Iziko Museums of South Africa (Iziko) operates 11 national museums, each with its own history and character. The name Iziko, an isiXhosa word, meaning ‘hearth’, embodies the spirit of a transformed institution and our vision of African museums of excellence.

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