Curating the exhibitions, caring for the staff – Lindsay Marshall

  • January 23, 2009

“For so long we didn’t know how much we had to be proud of,” says Lindsay Marshall, curator of Maropeng. “Now we have the opportunity to highlight and showcase the richness of our palaeontological and archaeological heritage, and Maropeng provides the platform where we can get the public interested.”

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Maropeng provides Christmas cheer for the children of Dorah’s Ark

  • January 14, 2009 | Category: News

The Maropeng Visitor Centre recently hosted 30 children from Dorah’s Ark on their Christmas outing on 8 December 2008.

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Maropeng welcomes most visitors ever in December 2008

  • January 08, 2009

Interest in Maropeng continues to grow both locally and internationally. December 2008 saw all visitor number records smashed as the Maropeng Visitor Centre recorded growth of 18% compared to the same period last year.

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Maropeng Hotel offers festive season deal

  • December 17, 2008

The Maropeng Hotel is running a special offer for visitors during the festive season.

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Maropeng opens Paranthropus in Context exhibition

  • December 05, 2008

The new Paranthropus in Context exhibition, featuring original hominid and animal fossils, opened to the public today, Saturday December 6, 2008.

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New exhibition coming to Maropeng (Dec 6, 2008 - Mar 6, 2009)

  • December 01, 2008

Come and see for yourself what makes Paranthropus so special. From December 6 2008 until March 6 2009, Maropeng presents original Paranthropus fossils from various sites in the Cradle of Humankind, and others of Homo and other species of animals that lived at the same time in a fascinating new exhibition entitled Paranthropus in Context.

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John Robbie broadcasts live from Maropeng

  • November 21, 2008

Gauteng talk radio station Radio 702 broadcasted live from Maropeng on Friday morning, bringing the history of humankind to hundreds of thousands of Gauteng listeners of the John Robbie Show. 

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Children of Fire learners enjoy the Maropeng Visitor Centre

  • November 18, 2008

The Maropeng Visitor Centre recently hosted a number of children from the charity Children of Fire.

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Maropeng featured on Kyknet

  • November 17, 2008

DSTV’s Kyknet (an Afrikaans programming channel) recently aired an insert about Maropeng on their show Reise en Soetkyse

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New Gauteng logo unveiled at Maropeng

  • November 07, 2008

Gauteng’s new logo was launched by its Premier, Paul Mashatile, at Maropeng on Tuesday.

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