HISTORY OF ROODEPOORT
We trace the history of Roodepoort – with fabulous fables filled with prospectors and treasures – from its earliest beginnings. The third of a 12-part story looks at boom time in Roodepoort.
Part 1: Florida, 'the prettiest town on the reef'
Part 2: Joburg's prehistoric past
Tours last on average about an hour, and booking is essential. A guide is always present to accompany visitors and the tours are tailored to suit the needs and interests of each group.
Groups of up to 100 learners can be accommodated per day and worksheets are available at a small additional fee.
There are also photocopy facilities.
The museum has a specialist research library with the contents focusing on decorative arts and the history of Roodepoort.
Where to find us:
100 Christiaan de Wet Road
Next to Joburg Pro Musica Theatre
Open by appointment only
Please call at least one day in advance to make your booking on +27 (0)11 761 0225/6/8
For enquiries and bookings: firstname.lastname@example.org
R15 pensioners and teachers
R10 children under 18
Proceeds go towards the running of the museum and are administered through the Friends of Roodepoort Museum, a registered non-profit organisation (fundraising number 055 183)
Postcards and brochures are on sale.
The museum is wheelchair friendly.
Nearby are a number of restaurants and shops.
Parking is available next to the museum, on the edge of the square.