Vision, mission and strategic goals


To be a leading national and international icon of humanity and freedom



To provide a pioneering and empowering heritage destination that challenges visitors to reflect upon our past, improve our present and build on our future as a united nation 


Our Mandate

Honour the heroes and heroines of the struggles for freedom and humanity by memorialisation and storytelling that narrates a story spanning a period of 3.6 billion years through the following seven epochs: Earth, Ancestors, Peopling, Resistance & Colonisation, Industrialisation & Urbanisation, Nationalism & Struggle, and Nation Building & Continent Building.


Annual Report 2019/20

what's on

Tue May 18 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
International Museum Week
Wed May 19 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
International Museum Week
Thu May 20 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
International Museum Week

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Contact us

+27 (0)12 336 4000 (T)
+27 (0)12 336 4021 (F)
0800 470 740 (Toll-free)

Find us

Corner Koch and 7th Avenue

GPS coordinates

Latitude: S 25 45.846
Longitude: E 28 11.238