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Museum of Natural History

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Paul Kruger Street S, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The variety of display is incredible, from the early ages to minerals to animals and the collection of birds egg is something.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing! Exceeded our expectations! Fortunate was the most amazing tour guide and the kids and adults had a blast! Scavenger hunt was too cool! Movie theatre was incredible! We slept well had our party and then the kids got to enjoy the discovery...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Debsleigh
Reviewed 3 January 2019

Great place to go with kids or family outings Lot to see and learn Levels and levels to explore, lot of exhibits like animals etc

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank YvetteK194
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

Broken displays, outdated information, and a weird smell this place has all the attributes for a museum dying a slow death. They shuttered their shop, which is another sign of a museum on the way out. Also, outside is not a safe location there was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 1Jack_Spat
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The building was really beautiful but sadly the displays appear neglected and require some restoration. Having visited lots of museums my 11 yr old was extremely disappointed. Not wanting to get political but if the government is committed to keeping museums open they should at...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank janekervin1
Reviewed 11 December 2018

Once i saw it as i drove by, i had to find time and come back! So at end of my gruelling seminar, i came over at 6pm and got no disappointment. It was great looking at these great organisms that are as amazing in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donkugonza
Reviewed 3 December 2018

Good experience for kids on natural elements. Exhibits are interesting. Museum is clean as well. We enjoyed our visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank elmienj2018
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

We spent a night in the Museum with my sons Youth Group. What a thrill! They had a ball of a time! With a night tour, an exciting treasure hunt and a late night movie in the amphitheater; the kids made endless memories. In the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank HFourie
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This museum displays African animal skeletons with fossils including fossilized skull and birds collection.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank kiltmaker2
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Interesting visit it you are in Pretoria and have free time! Typical natural museum with a lot of informations about reptiles, mammals and many others!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank adibfarid
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