Iziko means ‘a hearth’ in the language of isiXhosa and symbolises the cultural hub of South Africa. We aim to manage and promote all of South Africa’s Heritage sites to all local and international interests, for the benefit of future generations.

As the holding body, we represent the following museums and places of interest in South Africa:

  • Bo Kaap Museum
  • Groote Constantia Manor House
  • Koopmans De Wet House
  • Maritime Centre
  • Planetarium
  • Slave Lodge
  • Social History centre
  • South African Museum
  • South African National Gallery
  • Bertram house
  • Rust en Vreugd
  • William Fehr Collection at the Castle of Good Hope

We offer a variety of school programs designed to tech learners about Art, National and Social History as well as the Planetarium program which informs learners about our galaxy.

We also offer a range of public programs which encourage inter-generational dialogue and debate. This program provides the public an opportunity to participate in educational and meaningful events aimed at fostering growth and community

For a fun family day out, learning about the history and heritage of South Africa visit our Website to see details about each specific place of interest.

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