Point of Interest

Iziko South African Museum

South Africa / Africa

The Iziko South African Museum is a magnificent building in the Company Garden.  It was founded in 1825 by Lord Charles Somerset (1767-1831), son of the 5th Duke of Beaufort, and Governor of the Cape Colony from 1814 to 1826.  It has been on its present site since 1897 and specializes in African zoology, palaeontology and archaeology.   It contains more than 1.5 million specimens of scientific importance.  

Help us crowdsource images for this point of interest. Contribute below.

See it on these walks


We don't have any images for this location yet, help us by adding one

Contribute an Image

Your email address will not be published.

Fields marked with an * are required

By submitting you agree to our Privacy Policy

Maximum file size: 5 MB.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.