Museum Night Cape Town 2016. March 10 2016.

Explore the Museums of Central
Cape Town in a new light, after dark.

Thursday 10 March. 6pm - 10pm. Free Admission. 


Participating Museums & Institutions

Click through to each museum site page to see exhibitions, performances, walkabouts, and other scheduled attractions.

 

IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN
NATIONAL GALLERY

South Africa's premier art museum, exhibiting South African masterpieces and other work from the permanent collection, as well as a changing programme of visiting exhibitions.

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IZIKO SOUTH AFRICAN
MUSEUM

The SA Museum is a natural history museum that houses more than one and a half million specimens of scientific importance.

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SOUTH AFRICAN JEWISH MUSEUM

A moving tribute and detailed account of one of the great Jewish communities of the diaspora, the South African Jewish Museum is one of Cape Town’s not-to-be missed heritage experiences.

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DISTRICT SIX MUSEUM

The District Six Museum, established in December 1994, works with the memories of the District Six experience and with that of forced removals more generally.

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NEW CHURCH MUSEUM

The New Church Museum is South Africa’s first contemporary art museum, with the purpose of making contemporary South African and African art accessible to the public.

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IZIKO SLAVE LODGE

One of the oldest buildings in Cape Town, the museum's exhibitions explore the long history of slavery in South Africa, and issues around human rights.

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CAPE TOWN HOLOCAUST CENTRE

The Cape Town Holocaust Centre's permanent exhibition shows the history of the Holocaust, combining text, archival photographs and film footage, documents, multimedia displays and recreated environments.

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IZIKO BO-KAAP MUSEUM

A cultural history museum in Cape Town's historic Malay neighbourhood, furnished as a house that depicts the lifestyle of a nineteenth century Muslim family.

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Iziko Koopmans-de Wet House

Furnished as a home for a well-to-do Cape family during the late 18th Century, it houses some of the best pieces of Cape furniture and silver in the country.

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Martin Melck House

Martin Melck House is one of the oldest colonial homes in South Africa, named after its first owner. Its history is intimately entwined with that of Cape Town itself.

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Prestwich Memorial

The Prestwich Memorial and Visitor Centre is dedicated to the memory of Cape Town’s slaves and marginalised people, those 18th and 19th century inhabitants who helped to build this city.

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Iziko Planetarium

A celestial theatre utilising the complex Minolta star machine and multiple projectors to transport the audience through the wonders of the universe.

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Official Map

Print maps and programmes will be available from all participating museum sites on the night. 


 

Skip Queues with Patron Tickets

Support the production of Museum Night by purchasing Patron Tickets. In return you receive a number of perks, including the ability to skip queues (many of the museums attract long queues on the night), and a complimentary glass of wine at the Roodeberg VIP bar at the Iziko South African National Gallery. Please note that Patron Tickets are only available online before the event, and are limited to just 200 tickets.

 

Photos from Museum Night 2015


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