Subscribe to TourNews

Map
  • 167 Users viewed this
  • 0
    Download GPS data (0 downloads)
  • Full map view
  • Plan in RidePlan
  • Reverse tour
  • Show distance and time
  • Show distances
  • Show the entire Tour on the map
  • Download PDF
  • Print actual view
  • Ride with friends
    Let us ride this tour on:
    Add some friends so you can share the tour with them
  • 0
    E-mail GPX file
    Please add some friends so you can send the GPX file of tour to them
    Send copy to me
  • Report
  • Embed
Scenic
Mountain
Seaside
Twisted
Straight
Rating:

Please Login or Sign up to rate this

Website:
http://www.militarymuseum.co.za/welcome.html
The South African National Museum of Military History, situated in Johannesburg in the Province of Gauteng, is the only museum of its kind in South Africa. It provides a nucleus of Museum and military history expertise in southern Africa.

The Museum\'s collection of more than 44 000 items are divided into 37 separate categories and include the official South African war art (mentioned above) and photograph collections. The aviation collection contains some of the rarest aircraft in the world. For example, the Me 262 B-1a/U1 on display is the only night fighter version of this aircraft still in existence. Other categories cover such diverse fields as ordnance, armoured fighting vehicles, medals, uniforms, small arms, edged weapons, barrack & camping equipment, rations, religion, gifts & comforts, military music, graves & memorials, military insignia, communications, medicine, propaganda and vexillology, to name a few.

The Museum library has a unique collection of books, journals and archival material. Interviews are regularly conducted in the library as part of an ongoing oral history collection project. In this way, it ensures that previously unrecorded experiences of ordinary servicemen and women are preserved for posterity.

All the collections are curated and researched by graduates with many years of accumulated knowledge and expertise. Displays not only reflect historical aspects but also illustrate technological development in warfare. Two historic Bellman Hangars house a variety of thematic displays such as the Anglo-Zulu War, the Anglo-Boer War, South Africa\'s role in the First and Second World Wars, resistance movements such as Umkhonto-we-Sizwe, medicine in war, the development of combat uniforms and equipment, the development of firearms, resistance to war, and so on.
Videos:

National museum of military history

The South African National Museum of Military History, situated in Johannesburg in the Province of Gauteng, is the only museum of its kind in South Africa. It provides a nucleus of Museum and military history expertise in southern Africa.

The Museum\'s collection of more than 44 000 items are divided into 37 separate categories and include the official South African war art (mentioned above) and photograph collections. The aviation collection contains some of the rarest aircraft in the world. For example, the Me 262 B-1a/U1 on display is the only night fighter version of this aircraft still in existence. Other categories cover such diverse fields as ordnance, armoured fighting vehicles, medals, uniforms, small arms, edged weapons, barrack & camping equipment, rations, religion, gifts & comforts, military music, graves & memorials, military insignia, communications, medicine, propaganda and vexillology, to name a few.

The Museum library has a unique collection of books, journals and archival material. Interviews are regularly conducted in the library as part of an ongoing oral history collection project. In this way, it ensures that previously unrecorded experiences of ordinary servicemen and women are preserved for posterity.

All the collections are curated and researched by graduates with many years of accumulated knowledge and expertise. Displays not only reflect historical aspects but also illustrate technological development in warfare. Two historic Bellman Hangars house a variety of thematic displays such as the Anglo-Zulu War, the Anglo-Boer War, South Africa\'s role in the First and Second World Wars, resistance movements such as Umkhonto-we-Sizwe, medicine in war, the development of combat uniforms and equipment, the development of firearms, resistance to war, and so on.
Previous
Next
Pictures
Videos

48 Hoofd St, Johannesburg 2001

Leave a comment
Facebook share
Delete this tour?
 
No
 
Yes
Upgrade to
PRO
Ride your dream
tours with Tourstart
  • Download to GPS 

  • Navigate using the Android app 

  • Navigate using the iPhone app 

USD 19
each
PER YEAR
more...
You are recommended to update to the latest version of Internet Explorer.
To assure all functions on Tourstart are working correct, we recommend you to upgrade your browser, or use one of the other browsers: