Admissions & Tours

The University of Pretoria Museums are currently open Mondays to Fridays 08:00 - 13:00. We will remain open until the end of the academic year until Monday, 13 December 2021 and we will reopen to the public in the new year on Monday, 17 January 2022.  
To make an appointment, please allow 5 working days to schedule and confirm your tour. Please contact us on [email protected].
Opening Times:

Mondays to Fridays from 08:00 to 13:00

Closed on Public Holidays, Weekends and for the end of the academic year in December (from 16 December)


To ensure continuity of the high-quality University of Pretoria Museum services, education programmes, exhibitions, as well as the provision of art conservation and access to archives, the following new admission rates are applicable with effect from 1 February 2021:


Per person rates:

Adults: R50

Pensioners: R40

External students: R25

Learners (under 18s): Free

All children under age 12: Free

UP students and staff: Free access with valid student or staff card (UP staff & students only)

SAMA & ICOM members: Free

UP Alumni: Free


Museum Trail and Tour package offers:

Introductory 1 Hour Museum Tour: R80pp

Sculpture Art Route: R80pp

School Tours: R120 all incl.

Museum Heritage Tour: R120pp

Bespoke Alumni Galleries & Gardens Tour: R60pp

Mapungubwe Exclusive Tour (UP Museums & Javett-UP): R100 - duration 2 hours pp

Customized Museum Culture and Art Tour: R100 - duration 2 hours pp


Museum Booklet and Sculpture Route map: R10



The UP Museums are in the process of planning an easy, online booking system, but for now please email: [email protected] for access arrangements.

Payment can be made in cash or by EFT preferably.
Tours must be booked 48 hours in advance and all entry is by appointment. For futher information, bookings or virtual tours, please contact Nicole Hoffmann, email: [email protected]
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