Permanent Exhibitions

This exhibition brings into memory the wreck of the Portuguese slave ship, São José that foundered off Cape Town in 1794. It aims to tell the story…
The São José represents the first known shipwreck with enslaved Africans on board to be identified, studied and excavated. This exhibition, …
The Iziko Slave Lodge has a number of galleries that explore the history of slavery at the Cape. Built in 1679,mthe original building was used to…
The range of objects displayed in this exhibition at the Slave Lodge – including puppets, furniture, weapons and fashion objects – reveals in a…
From African Earth celebrates the artistry, beauty, warmth and texture of vessels made by African ceramicists from various regions of the continent…