Stop 4: Ditsong National Museum of Military History

Getting There

Erlswold Way, Saxonwold (26°09'50.5"S 28°02'34.6"E)

Contact Details

+27 (0)11 646 5513

Operating Hours

Daily from 8am-4.30pm during the week Weekends: 9am-4:30pm  Closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Stop Information

2 hours (recommended time to explore this stop)

R20 to R40

Things to see and do at the Ditsong National Museum of Military History

  • A variety of thematic displays about the Anglo-Zulu War, the South African War (also known as 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, and resistance to war
  • See aircraft, armour, artillery, medical, naval and engineering equipment, small arms, medals, badges and uniforms
  • Have a look at some of the rarest military equipment in the world, such as the German Messerschmitt Me 262 two-seater night fighter of the Second World War and the Molch one-man submarine

How much time do I need?

About two hours.

How much does it cost?

Please learn more about entry fees here