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The Public Programmes Department includes the educational and public interest activities of the Museum.

Educational Programmes
A comprehensive series of programmes and conducted tours is offered to schools, students and tourists in various South African languages.

All programmes are based on OBE (Outcomes Based Education) principles and are presented by skilled facilitators. Booking is essential to participate in these activities.

Discovery Centre
A hands-on activity centre, where the five human senses are used to discover the wonders of nature, offering an invaluable educational adventure. It affords easy access for wheelchairs and display texts are also transcribed in Braille. This centre is ideal for younger learners that are eager to explore with their hands.

Public Programmes
Throughout the year talks are held at the Museum by various established researchers and scientists. Please check back regularly with the "Upcoming events" page or contact the Public Programmes Department.