Welcome to the Waterberg Living Museum

A unique museum experience showcasing the natural history of the Waterberg.

For tourists, locals, schools and families; the museum is a place to learn about the past and present Waterberg.

The Museum’s collections and exhibits include mounted specimens of Waterberg wildlife, fossils of the Waterberg dinosaurs, exhibits on rhino and elephants, cultural exhibits as well as hominid fossils including the famous Mrs Ples (the nickname attributed to the fossil skull believed to represent the distant relative to humans).

Group discounts available. Contact us for more details.
So come along – the Waterberg Living Museum is waiting to welcome you.

We are open Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm

We are only 25km from Vaalwater on the Melkrivier Road
in the UNESCO Waterberg Biosphere Reserve.

The Exhibits

The Livingstone Lounge & Tea Gardens

Come an enjoy delicious barrister coffees, light meals, alcoholic beverages including Craft Beers.
Enjoy after visiting the museums or just pop in for good coffee, a craft beer and a lunch with family and friends.

"Sometimes having coffee with a friend is all the therapy you need."

Contact Details

Opening Hours:  Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 4pm

We are a non-profit, South African Museum Association registered as a Natural and Cultural History Museum
NPO 017/734 / SAMA