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National Museum, Bloemfontein


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36 Aliwal Street, Bloemfontein, Free State
The National Museum – a natural history, cultural history and art museum – was established in 1877 and is a Declared Cultural Institution, which resorts under the Department of Arts and Culture and is governed by a council. The mission of the National Museum is to provide heritage resources and an enjoyable experience to all people through quality research, conservation, education and exhibitions.

The Museum currently includes 13 research departments (both Natural Sciences and Human Sciences), an Art Museum, Education Department, Information Services section / Library, an Administration section, and two technical departments. More than 120 people are employed at the National Museum and its satellites. The Museum offers a comprehensive, curriculum-based Education Programme, with various activities during school terms.

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