The shining star of the South African terrain is none other than the magnificent Johannesburg. It is the city that marvels on its wealth and affluence and is famous to be amongst the world’s largest metropolitan cities. This largest city of South Africa has so much in store for the tourists to cater to their varying desires and expectations. It is the city that welcomes enthusiasts all around the year due to its high altitude which is coupled by subtropical highland climate. This year make a trip to the largest city of South Africa and unfold the glories present in the city which have been traditionally uncalled for. Book a cheap flights to Johannesburg which was once tourist’s underdog that had bore the brunt of the shining gems of South Africa like nearby Cape Town and Durban. These neighbouring cities had once stolen the thunder of the potentially exciting city of Johannesburg. But this time do not miss the woods for the trees. Take a flight to the historical land of Johannesburg and live the history once again.
The Apartheid Museum is a museum complex in Johannesburg in the city that is dedicated to the apartheid period of South Africa. The museum is also a blatant exhibition of the twentieth century’s conditions of South Africa. The famous Apartheid Museum was made under the Gambling License that aimed to increase tourism in the city. This Museum which was incorporated for not for profit runs on donations, contributions and sponsorships to sustain its growth. However, the recent world wide popularity of the Museum and the high influx of the tourists has already held high its growth and development.
The museum was designed to reflect the South African experience and to be centered on a garden designed to replicate the indigenous Veld, which actually are the open rural spaces. The museum organizes many exhibitions around the year that are organized and created by a team of curators, filmmakers, historians, and designers to include film footage, photographs, text panels, and arte-facts. So you do not need to worry any time around you will be showered with the chance to experience the enticing visual exhibition in the Museum.
The Museum is open all around the week to welcome the visitors but it remains close on Mondays. The tours to the museum are aided with free audio guide and there are also fully guided tours that can be booked in advance. If you go along the museum looking at the exhibitions at a moderate pace then you will be able to view the exhibition that runs all around the year. The museum also has an ongoing programme of temporary exhibitions so add an extra 15 minutes to your visit for this. There is a coffee shop and bookshop. A proportion of the museum’s exhibitions are outside and will be wet if it is raining.