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off R563 Hekpoort Road | Sterkfontein, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site 1911, South Africa
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All reviews boat ride sterkfontein caves interactive displays homo naledi all ages world class on display school children world heritage site human kind south africa kids will love well worth the visit whole family human evolution guided tour million years
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

This was an amazing end to a combination tour of the Sterkfontein Caves and Maropeng Centre. The exhibition at the caves would have been better suited here and compliment the visitors centre. Nevertheless, it is still an really great visit!

Thank RudolfB270
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

We visited this on our 30 day tour of the area. It's not something we would normally do, but it wasn't expensive. It's interesting to read about the fossil discovery and how we as humans developed. It is certainly somewhere I would take children, as...More

Thank jarvo2001
Reviewed 11 August 2018

It is more like a theme park therefore it is the perfect place to come with kids for stimulating their curiosity for the sciences. For the adults, you will find new perspectives on known things. Besides you will see the recently discovered bones of a...More

Reviewed 8 August 2018

we had such an awesome day out. my millennial daughter had all the photo ops she could wish for, and my 12 year old son had a blast with all the interesting exhibitions. love that it is interactive!! this is definitely, a day out i...More

Thank Renev1692
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This was the most interesting experience ever. The underground boat ride was scary but fun. Friendly and helpful staff. Overall a great

Thank glendac531
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at the Maropeng Visitor centre. The exhibits were interactive and very interesting! I am a huge natural history buff and really enjoyed the information that was presented. I also was in awe of the discovery of specimens of Homo naledi,...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This museum is quite excellent and most innovative in its approach to the beginnings of humankind. It is interactive but also has a great deal to read and absorb. I would recommend that one plan at least 1.5-2 hours to enjoy the museum and grounds.

Thank MemphisDurand
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Nice exhibits , maybe not suitable for younger kids. Underground boat ride was nice experience. Friendly staff. Great views from viewing deck.

Thank erinomth
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Maropeng Visitor Center is where we began our visit. The visit looked promising as we entered through an entrance in the shape of a tumulus. There were few displays of some of the early human fossils on display along with explanations on theories (deliberate disposal...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Very interesting for all the family. Nice experience about our past Museum well organized . Congratulation!

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R400, Mogale, 1911 25.9707112 , 27.6592493