Joburg Family Fun – 17 Nov

Mr Poppers Penguins

The National Childrens Theatre will present a fun musical into the holidays this season. A family friendly show about a family that receives a huge package of penguins. The audience learns how they cope in looking after them and learn valuable lessons along the way.

Until 23 Dec @ 10:30am & 2:30pm

R100 – R120

The National Childrens Theatre. On Junction Avenue, Parktown.

(Tel) 011-484-1584


Johannesburg Art Gallery

Founded in 1910, the Johannesburg Art Gallery is a major Art Museum in South Africa. It has collections which span across traditional South African Art and International Art from the 16th Century.

10am – 5pm (Tue-Sun)


Cnr of Klein and King George Streets, Joubert Park. (Tel) 011-725-3130


Sterkfontein Caves

These are ancient Dolomite caves that form part of the fossil sites in the Cradle of Humankind. Among the fossils found here, the most famous are the remains of early humans Mrs. Ples and Little Foot.

9am – 5pm (Daily)

R70 – R120 (Kids under 4 FREE)

Kromdraai Road, Muldersdrift. (Tel) 014-577-9000


Roodepoort Museum

Experience what it was like in 1884 when the discovery of gold in the area hit its all time high. Get to see the fashion, households, technological advancements and artifacts from the period.

By Appointment only

R10 –R20

85 Christiaan De Wet Road, Roodepoort. (Tel) 011-761-0226 or 082-411-6898 (Weekends)


Kids Traffic Land

A fun way for kids to learn the rules of the road while having fun.

9am-5pm (Sat-Sun), 1pm-5pm (Mon-Fri)


Balfour Park Shopping Centre, Highlands North. (Tel) 082-459-2074


Magic Company

This is a great space for kids with various video games, simulators and ticket collecting games to choose from. Make sure you check out the 6D thrill experience as well.

10am-12pm (Mon-Fri), 9am-12pm (Sat, Sun)

Montecasino. Corner William Nicol Drive & Witkoppen Road, Fourways, (Tel) 011-511-0621


Jungle Rumble Indoor Playground

This is a kids playground heaven with ball ponds, slides, jumping castles, rides, arcade and baby area. You can also have kids parties here which are fully catered.

9am-5pm (Tues-Sat)

Panorama Shop & Leisure Centre. Corner Kilpriver and Jordie Road. (Tel) 011-432-0403


Museum  Africa

This is one of Johannesburg’s biggest history and cultural museums housed in the old fruit and vegetable market, which dates back as far as 1913. Featuring exhibits of the discovery of Gold in Johannesburg to the era of township Jazz in Sophia Town.

Tue – Sun @ 9am – 5pm


Museum  Africa. 121 Bree Street, Newtown. (Tel) 011-833-5624


Origin’s Centre

The Origins Centre tells a story of how all humans began in Africa, developed tools, language, art and spirituality. The Centre contains the latest interactive multi-media equipment.

Open daily 9am – 5pm

The Origin’s Centre. Yale Road, Wits University, Braamfontein. (Tel) 011-717-4700


Museum of Military History

The Museum’s collection of more than 44 000 items are divided into 37 separate categories and include the official South African war art and photograph collections and is the only museum of its kind in South Africa.

9am -4:30pm (Daily)

22 Erlswold Way, Randburg. (Tel) 011-646-5513


Roll Egoli

An ideal space for kids to have a Birthday or just have fun skating in a safe environment. The facility boats a 1000 square metre cover roller rink with a smooth concrete floor. Skate scan be hired at the venue as well. Ages 4 and up.

9am – 9pm (Fri & Sat), 9am – 6pm (Tue – Thurs)

296 Main Road, Bryanston. (Tel) 083-232-9861