Kruger's Skukuza museum closed until further notice

2017-09-06 10:17 - Unathi Nkanjeni
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Cape Town - With September school holidays and Heritage long-weekend around the corner, many local and international visitors are hoping to make the most of this family holiday period with fun holiday activities. 

However, if you were planning on heading to the Kruger National Park (KNP) at Skukuza Rest Camp this week, you will unfortunately not be able to visit the museum and library at the Stevenson-Hamilton Knowledge Resource Centre. 

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The museum and library at the Stevenson-Hamilton Knowledge Resource Centre will be temporarily closed from Wednesday, 6 September, until further notice for maintenance. 

The maintenance period is said to ensure that the centre meets its necessary standards before it can re-open.

“We apologise in advance to our guests who have planned to visit the centre during this month for any inconvenience. We have to attend to the necessary maintenance on the whole building before it can re-open,” says KNP’s General Manager of Communications, and Marketing, William Mabasa.

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Situated in Skukuza Rest Camp, the centre boasts a vibrant reference library and a museum with artifacts from the KNP’s history dating back to the establishment of the park.

It attracts a lot of researchers due to its specialised collection of books, periodicals, maps and photos, which support research and other business activities of the park.

NOTE: For more information, please contact either Itumeleng Khadambi on (013) 735 4369/073 381 4662 or Absalom Dube on (013) 735 4139/86.

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