The Mphebatho Cultural Museum offers you a chance to view and participate in the unique culture and history of the Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela community leaving around the Pilanesberg mountains in the North West province. This vibrant community centre provides an alternative experience of the Bakgatla-Ba-Kgafela heritage, culture and tradition.
The museum is a community based organization located in Moruleng village, a mere 20 minutes drive from world renowned Sun-city and in close periphery to Mogwase town and Pilanesberg National Park.
Culture is alive and growing and changing everyday. It is dynamic, that is why it is important to adapt all the time. It is however very important to not to lose our past through changing times. A wise man once said “you can’t go forward without knowing where you come from.” It is therefore very important to preserve and conserve our culture and history, which is exactly what Mphebatho cultural museum is doing.
Our objectives as a museum are mainly: preservation, conservation and celebration of our heritage; promotion of cultural education; tourism attraction; and exploring indigenous knowledge systems.
The museum is an inspiring addition to the existing tourism route within Bojanala district from Sun-city & Pilanesberg enroute to Madikwe Game Reserve. The museum offers diverse and different form of product/s to those that are offered by nearby tourism institutions. Loaded with a whole fascinating knowledge, the well informed guides together with the ever so friendly staff are sure to provide you with an intriguing but fun tour. A trip to Mphebatho Cultural Museum will be one that you won’t forget.