Maropeng Visitor Centre
Maropeng Visitor Centre resumed operations since August 1st 2023, following a temporary closure from July 21st to July 30th, 2023. Kindly note that ongoing construction is in progress to elevate the facility’s aesthetic appeal. Your understanding and patience are greatly appreciated during this period.
The Maropeng Visitor Centre is an award-winning, world-class exhibition, focusing on the development of humans and our ancestors over the past few million years.
Take a journey through time, starting with the formation of the planet and moving all the way through the evolutionary processes that culminated in the world as we know it today.
See fossils, learn about how humankind was born, view stone tools that are up to one million years old, and much more. This self-guided, interactive tour allows you to take all the time you need to ponder humanity’s fascinating origin story.
Please note: Tickets can be booked online and onsite.