Visit us

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 9am - 4.30pm
Sundays & Public Holidays: 9am - 3pm
Issy's Coffee & Gift Shop open during Centre hours


1 Duncombe Road, Forest Town.
JHGC is a safe 10-15 minute walk away from the Johannesburg Hop-on Hop-off bus (green route) Zoo stop.


Admission to the JHGC is free of charge, though donations are always appreciated to help us in sustaining our educational programmes.

Group Reservations

For larger groups we recommend contacting our office to organise sufficient tour guides and preparation for your visit. You can contact or +27-11-640-3100.

Fully Accessible

Elevators are available to access all floors. Ramps are available where there is a change in floor height. Accessible restrooms are available on the ground floor.

Guided Tours

Tour guides are available to show you around the JHGC and Permanent Exhibition, including an explanation of the incredible architectural symbolism of the building, our history and activities.

Free Parking

Secure underground parking is available for visitors free of charge.