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Mineral/Geology Museums in South Africa

PhotoMuseum NameLocationDetails
Bleloch Geological MuseumJohannesburgThe Bleloch Geological Museum in the Geosciences building houses a spectacular collection of rock and mineral specimens. The Museum displays have undergone extensive redesign to highlight the tremendous breadth of Earth Science, including Geology, Geophysics, Palaeontology, Planetary Science and Meteorite Studies, ...
The Johannesburg Geological MuseumJohannesburgSee: Cairncross, B. and James-Kleynhans, K. (2019). The mineral collection of the Johannesburg Geological Museum. Mineralogical Record 50(4), 475-490.


Council of Geoscience Museum, Ditsong MuseumPretoria,
The Council for Geoscience (previously the Geological Survey) collection is exhibited in the Ditsong Natural History museum in downtown Pretoria.

Northern Cape Province

Big Hole and Kimberley Mine MuseumKimberley,
Northern Cape Province
A public museum at the famous Big Hole in Kimberley in the Northern Cape Province. Main exhibits are diamond related. In addition, there is a reconstructed turn-of-the-century (1900) village with access for many of the old buildings. Visitors can also view the famous Big Hole via a viewing platform that extends out ...
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