In 1884, Fred and Harry Struben discovered Johannesburg’s first payable gold seam at Confidence Reef in Roodepoort, a find that resulted in the gold rush and the resultant development of Roodepoort from a mining camp into the municipality of Maraisburg in 1904, and then into a city in 1977. Visitors to the museum can also learn about the way the people in the 1920’s and the 1930’s lived as well as the changes that were brought about by the war at that stage. Various art objects are also on display here with Art Nouveau and Art Deco influences being some of the most notable.
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The Roodepoort Museum tracks the gold rush and the origins of Roodepoort. Here visitors can learn about the geology of the Witwatersrand and how extracted gold from the reef created a unique history.
Venue Name:Roodepoort Museum
Civic Centre Christiaan de Wet Road
Type of Art/Entertainment:Culture and Entertainment