Iziko Museum on Greenmarket Square, photo courtesy Danie van der Merwe
To celebrate Heritage Day on September 24, Iziko Museums is offering the public a unique and exciting programme of events. To further commemorate the occasion, entrance to all Iziko Museums will be free to the public from September 21-27 2009.
On Heritage Day, proceedings begin at 10h00 with some “Klopse” culture, as the internationally acclaimed Western Cape Marching Band escorts visitors from the Iziko Bo-Kaap Museum in Wale Street to the Iziko South African Museum in the Company’s Garden. Here, you will be entertained by a full programme of events, starting with a marching band display in the amphitheatre and a visit to the Good Hope FM Outside Broadcast, where you can meet DJ Suga. Learn the 2010 diski dance and experience a day out for the whole family. Visit the South African Museum, the South African National Gallery and the Slave Lodge, and experience our unique cultural heritage with exhibitions and guided tours.