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Bartholomeu Dias Caravel

Bartholomeu Dias Museum - Munrohoek Cottages

Bartholomeu Museum - Whale Skeleton

Bartholomeu Dias Museum Mossel Bay

In accordance with our museum’s approved covid19 lockdown operational plan the operation times at our museum are as follows: During the week the museum is opened to the public from 09:00 to 16:45. On Saturdays and public holidays it is opened from 09:00 to 12:00 and closed Sundays. On 24,25,27 April 2021 & 1 - 2 May 2021 the museum will be open from 09:00 to 16:00. The museum is operated under strict level 1 lockdown rules and regulations. For example, visitors without masks are denied entry to the premises. Visitors’ temperature is tested and those who have 38°C or more are not allowed to enter the premises. The caravel is closed until further notice. The aquarium touch tank at the Shell Museum is operated like other tanks, visitors are not allowed to touch the animals. Only 100 visitors per building are allowed at a time.

Educational Programmes

NATIONAL SYMBOLS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Duration of programme: 2-3 hours
Target group: Grade R - 6
Learning area: Social Sciences - History
Museum based or as an outreach programme 

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SLAVERY EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Duration of programme: 2-3 hours
Target group: Grade 7
Learning area: Social Sciences - History
Museum based or as an outreach programme 

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EXPLORERS AND FORTUNE HUNTERS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Duration of programme: 2-3 hours
Target group: Grade 6
Learning area: Social Sciences - History
Museum based or as an outreach programme 

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FOSSIL EDUCATION PROGRAMME : (CURRICULUM-BASED)

Duration of programme: 1 hour.
Target group: Grade 5/6/7
Learning area: Social Sciences

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MEDICINAL PLANTS EDUCATION PROGRAMME : (CURRICULUM-BASED)

Duration of programme: 2 hours.
Target group: Grade 6
Learning area: Life Sciences / Social Sciences
Museum based or as an outreach programme 

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SAN / KHOE-KHOEN EDUCATION PROGRAMME : (CURRICULUM-BASED)

Duration of programme: 2 hours depending on the size of the group.
Target group: Grade 5 
Learning area: Social Sciences - History
Museum based or as an outreach programme 

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LOCAL HISTORY EDUCATION PROGRAMME : (CURRICULUM-BASED)

Duration of programme: 2 hours depending on the size of the group.
Target group: Grade 4
Learning area: Social Sciences - History

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ARCHAEOLOGY EDUCATION PROGRAMME

Duration of programme: 2-3 hours
Target group: Grade 5/7
Learning area: Social Sciences - History
Museum based or as an outreach programme 

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MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME

Duration of program: 1 – 3 hours depending on the size of the group
Target Group: Grade 4/11
Learning Area: Natural & Social Science

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