DITSONG: MUSEUMS OF SOUTH AFRICA is an amalgamation of eight museums, seven in Tshwane and one in Johannesburg. These museums have diverse collections covering the fields of fauna and flora, palaeontology, military history, cultural history, geology, anthropology and archaeology. The target audience for these museums are children, youth, adults, students, tourists (foreign and local), researchers and the public in general.
Collection, conservation and safe management of national heritage collections on behalf of the South African nation.
Carry out research and publish such information for the cultural, social and economic use locally and internationally.
Render heritage-based service to other museums as well as to individuals and tertiary institutions.
Sustainable museums, accessible and relevant to all.
To acquire and preserve, research, exhibit and display heritage assets, and educate the public on cultural, military and natural heritage in a sustainable and transformational manner.
In working towards the achievement of its vision and mission, DITSONG: Museums of South Africa subscribes to the following internal values, which are in line with the Batho-Pele principles.