Iziko South African Museum is the oldest museum in South Africa established by Dr Smith in 1823. Visited by Charles Darwin in June 1836, when he Read more [...]
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The new Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome, at the South African Museum, is the most advanced digital planetarium on the African continent. This multi-functional, world class facility brings digital technology to Cape Town – creating a space of innovation and discovery; where art, science and entertainment meet.
This digital full dome theatre provides audiences with an unequalled experience of animation and 360◦ cinema; as well as making virtual exploration of the universe, the inner workings of the human body, or the intricacies of an atomic structure possible.
The Iziko Planetarium and Digital Dome not only provides immersive multi-sensory edutainment and a platform for artistic production – it will also be used for cutting-edge scientific research and to optimise South Africa’s e-Research and data visualisation capacity.
In addition, learners and educators from primary to tertiary levels will benefit from computer generated imagery that makes interactive teaching and visual learning possible; providing an unparalleled and accelerated learning experience.
South African Museum, 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town 8000
Open Tue to Sun 09h00 to 17h00 and Wed evenings at 19h00
Closed Mon for research, Workers’ Day, Christmas Day
Tel: +27 (0)21 481 3900