Origins Centre

A world-class venue showcasing humanity's origins

Sterkfontein's 80th Birthday

In light of the closure of Wits University, the Sterkfontein Birthday event, scheduled for 24 September, has been postponed. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience and we will be in touch soon with a new date for this exciting and important celebration. If you have already booked, please email bookings.origins@wits.ac.za to sort out a refund or carry your ticket forward to the next event.

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Sterkfontein 80th birthday celebration

In light of the closure of Wits University, the Sterkfontein Birthday event, scheduled for 24 September, has been postponed. We sincerely apologise for any inconvenience and we will be in touch soon with a new date for this exciting and important celebration. If you have already booked, please email bookings.origins@wits.ac.za to sort out a refund or carry your ticket forward to the next event.

DNA Ancestry Testing Experience: Saturday, 17 September 2016; Saturday, 12 November 2016 Time; 10:00 am. to 12:00

The Origins Centre offers DNA testing; a presentation by Dr. Rajeshree Mahabeer of the National Health Laboratory Service, on genetic ancestry testing as well as a museum visit about the origins of man. The talk and visit costs R250.00 per person and does not include the cost of the DNA testing, which is R800 for Females and R1200 for Males. Group bookings essential. Maximum 40 persons per session. Book online @ www.webtickets.co.za