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Operating Hours

Open: Wednesday - Sunday, 10:00 to 16:00
Closed: For all public holidays and three weeks in late Dec and early January.

Admission: Free

Donations are encouraged  
Proceeds are used towards exhibitions and educational programming

Schools and Adult Programmes

For more information and to arrange school visits, please contact:
Leigh Leyde, Education Curator
T:+27 11 717 1378

Weekend programming

Includes WAM Talkabaout, Family Talkabouts and Drop in Drawing. See our Events page for more information.


Public Parking Garages
86-92 Juta Street
This parking garage is 4 blocks from the Museum and an easy 7 minute walk

On-Street parking
On street parking is available in close proximity on Jorrisen and Berth streets.

Disabled Access

WAM is accessible for people with disability.  The entrance on the corner of Jorissen and Bertha streets, as well as from the University campus from the ramp between Trinity Church and the museum is accessible to those with mobility disabilities. All areas of the museum are wheelchair accessible, through a combination of ramps, lifts and wheelchair lifts. 

Gender neutral wheelchair accessible toilets are located in the Forecourt and on the mezzanine level. The latter can be reached via lifts in the University Corner building. Guide dogs are welcome. If you have a disability and have any queries about accessibility, do contact us.


Giving to Wits

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Whether you invest in a promising young student, or contribute towards vital research or new buildings and facilities – giving to Wits brings great personal satisfaction and lasting results you can be proud of for years to come.

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