Visit us

Plan Your Visit

Opening Hours

Monday-Friday: 09:00-16:30
Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays: 09:00-15:00
We will be closed 25-27 December and 1 January


Admission to the JHGC is free of charge.
Donations are always appreciated to help
sustain our educational programmes.

How to Get Here

1 Duncombe Road, Forest Town
Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa

JHGC is a safe 10-15 minute walk away from the 
Johannesburg Hop-on Hop-off bus Zoo stop. 
Secure underground parking is available
for visitors free of charge.

Please note that a form of identification such as
an ID or Driver’s Licence is required for entrance
to the JHGC and Issy’s Coffee & Gifts.

Guided Tours

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

Group Reservations

For group reservations please contact or

Fully Accessible

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