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Maropeng Visitor Centre

off R563 Hekpoort Road | Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911, South Africa
+27 14 577 9000
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off R563 Hekpoort Road | Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911, South Africa
+27 14 577 9000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great overview about the anthropology and reflection about our modern way of life. Well organized and creative.

Thank fdescampos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent Women's Day in the area ahead of a conference and thought it the ideal opportunity to visit these renowned heritage sites. I did my research and as I was without transport called the visitors centre to enquire about transportation between the Sterkfontein caves and...More

Thank Cor-Lené M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe I am missing something but going to a museum where almost all of the artifacts/fossils are replicas seems like a waste of time. Let me explain. The museum is very well done and kids will love it. It is eye-appealing, informative, and interactive. The...More

Thank teachandtravel316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent service! Friendly and gracious staff from the entrance gate to Maropeng till the last person that said goodbye when we left Sterkfontein caves. I wonderful advertisement for South Africa and its people.

Thank Tanitani123
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of information and interesting for both adults and children. It can be a full day tour but we didn't have so much time. Would recommend

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For some reason this place barely gets a mention in our guide book. That is odd because this is a first rate attraction, a must see for anyone interested in the origins of humankind. The museum is designed very well with lots of good interactive...More

Thank Geoff C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very beautiful structure for the centre. The guides are well informed and makes the experience quite African and great for all who visit. I love the idea of the project and it is well maintained and I hope they keep it up cos I will...More

Thank antohnie2014
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Maropeng on a fee afternoon during a business trip to Jo'burg along with the nearby caves. It was a fantastic use of 3 hours. The museum has a huge amount of great information and lots of interactive displays and videos. I was particularly...More

Thank Colin C
Lindsay M, Curator at Maropeng Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Colin C Thank you for this feedback. I am delighted that our experiences were a highlight on your business trip. Hope you will visit again with family and friends. Regards Lindsay Marshall

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great museum and well worth the visit. There is a real feeling of awe in walking the same ground early humans occupied 3 million years ago and to see some of their remains.

Thank MurrayDurban
Lindsay M, Curator at Maropeng Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MurrayDurban Thank you for your comments. It is indeed awe inspiring to consider life 3 million years ago. Hope you will visit again. Regards Lindsay Marshall

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely awesome. Informative and has quality displays. It even kept my 11 year old daughter entertained and excited to interact with the displays. We didn't do the caves but glad we stopped here.

Thank PaddySA1000
Lindsay M, Curator at Maropeng Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear PaddySA1000 Thank you for this wonderful feedback.So glad your daughter enjoyed the experience. Regards Lindsay Marshall

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