Welcome to the Origins Centre!

A world-class venue showcasing humanity's origins

Fossil Collection

The collection is open Monday to Friday from 10h00 to 17h00. For more information contact the Origins Centre at 011 717 4700 or email ask.origins@wits.ac.za

Upcoming Events

Learn about our tour and event options.

Origins Shop

We have accessioned some beautiful embroidery and 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.


Looking for a unique function? Come to the Origins Centre! Contact functions.origins@wits.ac.za or call 011 717 4700