January 2014: Origins is proud to announce the arrival of the Kitching collection from Wits Paleosciences. This is a collection of dinosaurs and early mammals which are guaranteed to stimulate the imagination. James Kitching, one of the greatest fossil finders, spent twenty years in the Karoo collecting fossils. See the world’s first dinosaur egg and life size dinosaur models.
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Monday to Friday 09h00-17h00.
We have just accessioned some beautiful embroidery and ostrich eggshell crafts from around the country into our shop. Pop in and see these new crafts, as well as our unrivalled selection of books related to Africa.
10 & 11 December: Origins will be running FREE family activities in the museum. There will be an archaeological dig, art activities and museum trails which will entertain and educate children of all ages. They will have the chance to interact with archaeologists and learn more about this interesting career.