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Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum

Postal address:
PO Box 111 Pietersburg 0700

City: Pietersburg
Province: Northern Province
Postal code: 0700
Country: South Africa

Phone: 01521
Fax: 01521 915101


9km/5.5mi south of Pietersburg on R 37 is the Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum which is centered on a traditional North Sotho village still occupied by members of the tribe, who sell various craft products to tourists. Background information can be obtained in the visitor center. Within the museum complex are archaeological sites with remains of iron- and copper-smelting installations, as well as rock paintings of around 1000 B.C.

Category: Museum
Keywords: History; Culture
Ref ID: 280

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