In a rapidly evolving world that is continuously altered by the forces of globalisation, technology, societal changes and new values, museums provide an invaluable point of reference that reminds us of where we come from, mirrors who we are, and ensures a legacy for future generations. Iziko has a long tradition of scholarship, knowledge creation and education that translate into a vibrant and diverse offering.

Iziko museums of South Africa boasts a world renowned team of researchers, each specialising in various fields under both Natural History and Social History. The research conducted by our researchers helps us to know how certain species or certain population groups play a vital role in the world as we know it today.