No 7 Castle Hill Museum
Regarded as one of the oldest surviving Settler cottages in Port Elizabeth. This picturesque family dwelling, which dates back to 1827, has been restored to reflect the history and elegant lifestyle which was enjoyed by any English middle-class family in mid-19th century Port Elizabeth

7 Castle Hill, Central Hill
Tel: (041) 582-2515

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum
South African art (particularly that of the Eastern Cape), British art, international printmaking, and Oriental art (including Indian miniatures and Chinese textiles). Specific works not currently on exhibition may be viewed by appointment. Art library for members

1 Park Drive, Port Elizabeth, 6001
Tel: 041 506 2000

The St. Croix Motor Museum
Displays a private collection of vintage and classic vehicles dating back to 1901. Visits can be arranged on request.

Mowbray Street Newton Park
Tel: (041) 392-5362
By appointment

South African Air Force Museum
It is a satellite of the SAAF Museum, Swartkop, Pretoria and focuses on military aviation. Exhibits include Mirage F1 CZ, Atlas Kudu, Impala, Westland Scout, Bell 47,2 x Harvard and Bosbok aircraft and other related exhibits. A research library is available.

Forest Hill Drive, Southern section of the Port Elizabeth Airport Reserve
Tel: (041) 505-1295
Mon - Fri: 08:00 - 15:00
Sun: 10:00 - 16:90

Prince Alfred's Guard Museum
Housed in a Victorian Drill Hall (1880), a National monument, it is one of the finest surviving examples of its type. Military exhibits.

Drill Hall, Prospect Hill, Central Port Elizabeth
Tel: (041) 505-1224 -1251 / (041) 56-2175

Bayworld offers a variety of live animal displays, including dolphins, seals, penguins, fish, snakes and crocodiles. Historical exhibits include shipwrecks, dinosaurs, Xhosa beadwork, historical costume, local fossils and much more.

Beach Road, Port Elizabeth
Tel: (041) 586-1051
Museum: 09:00 - 17:00
Oceanarium: 09-00 - 13:00; 14:00 - 16:30
Snake Park: 09:00 - 13:00; 14:00 - 16:30
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