Hector Peterson Museum

Venue:
8288 Khumalo Rd
Orlando West Soweto Johannesburg View on Google Maps
Times:
Mon to Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 10am-4pm
Public holidays
OPEN:
16 Jun (Youth Day)
17 Jun (Public holiday (Youth Day observed))
9 Aug (National Women's Day)
24 Sep (Heritage Day)
16 Dec (Day of Reconciliation)
25 Dec (Christmas Day)
26 Dec (Day of Goodwill)
1 Jan (New Year's Day)

Cost:
Adults: R25
Under 13: Free
Students: R5
Prices may increase each year
Ages:
From 6 years - All ages
Potrait

The Hector Peterson Museum


A memorial to the 1976 Soweto student rebellion. The Museum is named after Hector Peterson who was a 13-year old student in 1976 and among the first victims to die from police shootings during the riots. The Museum is built on 3 levels and takes visitors through a selection of oral testimonies, photographs and video instalations as well as original artifacts. We also offer school tours.

For school programs please contact us to book at least 2 weeks in advance. R15 (Adults) R5 (High School students) for school tours. Primary School age children are free.

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