Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
About Ditsong National Museum of Natural History
Formerly known as the Transvaal Museum, the Ditsong National Museum of Natural History was founded on 1 December 1892 and houses Mrs Ples - the nickname attributed to a fossil skull believed to represent a distant relative of all humankind he is a natural history museum situated in Pretoria, South Africa.
Genesis I: Hall of Life
Genesis II: Mammal Hall
Austin Roberts Bird Hall
The museum is open every day
from 8:00 - 16:00
(except Christmas Day & Good Friday)
Entrance Fees are payable, prices upon request.
Tour of Research Departments
Behind the Scenes tour of Research Departments
Broom Room/ Paleontology:
Science Magic Show
Directions to Ditsong National Museum of Natural HistoryFrom Status hotel Legae Suites follow Pretorius street to Nelson Mandela Drive. Turn left onto Nelson Mandela Drive and then right onto Skinner Street.
Follow to Paul Kruger and turn left. The Museum is on the left hand side
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Ditsong National Museum of Natural History Map
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling