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A visit to one of the shows held at the domed theater inside the building of South African Museum would take you through a celestial journey of the wonder that is the universe. It is equipped with projectors and the Minolta star machine to recreate the clear night sky so as to easily and effectively educate the audience about various phenomena of astronomy and geology. Perfect place for educational trips, call or visit their website for group discounts and more.
The South African Museum is situated at the top of Queen Victoria Street within the peaceful Company's Gardens. The museum exhibits the largest collection of meteorites in the country, and incredible life-like reproductions of animals, of which fossilized remains were discovered in the Karoo semi-desert. There is also a whale skeleton, some members of the aquatic world, and other specimen of flora. Adjoining the museum is the Planetarium, whose projectors replicate the heavens and illuminate the constellations over a 26,000 year time span. Shows and talks are given regularly.
Cape Town Science Centre is situated in the suburb of Observatory. It has over 250 astounding puzzles and interactive science exhibits. The center is proud that it helps visitors discover and experience different phenomena, all below one roof. It is known for updating its collection regularly to make sure patrons discover something new each visit.