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The James Hall Transport Museum will host a vintage car show and picnic

The James Hall Museum of Transport at 193 Rosettenville Road, La Rochelle, will host an outdoor vintage car show on May 28 for Joburg car enthusiasts young and old on May 28 to celebrate International Museum Month .

Some of Gauteng’s fashionable vintage car clubs, such as CIAO (Classic Italian Auto-Owners) and various other vintage car collectors, including the general public, have been invited to this exciting showcase of Joburg’s urban culture.

This day of family fun begins at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 6:00 p.m. It will be accompanied by a vintage craft market, live bands and DJs and to keep up with the theme of the day, vintage food trucks will be selling food and refreshments to visitors.

Artists who have been billed include a nice lineup of some of Jozi’s top live bands and DJs such as BCUC, The Charles Gene Suite, Kitchen Mess, Kamo Matsoso, DJ Mamthug, DJ SediSoul, DJ Nikita and TopNotch and DJ Tataplz. .

The event is free to the public, but visitors will need to register and redeem their free tickets on Howler’s website.

Gaisang Sathekge, Chief Curator of the James Hall Museum of Transport, said: “International Museum Week celebrates history, culture and heritage by giving museums around the world the opportunity to showcase their collections.

This is an important month for promoting a museum culture in South Africa.

“It is also an opportune time to empower communities to write their history and reinvent their own heritage at a time when culture is dynamic and constantly changing.

“In addition to the vintage car exhibit, guests can expect guided tours of the museum to view the museum’s valuable transportation collection, artifacts and memorabilia. An exciting bus ride on the historic 1952 London bus will also be offered.

Visitors are encouraged to bring their picnic blankets, cushions and chairs to enjoy the day’s activities in a relaxed atmosphere.

Public parking is available at Pioneer Park right next to the museum. Visitors are encouraged to use Uber as parking is limited.

The James Hall Museum of Transport (JMHT) is the largest land transport museum in South Africa.

It was established by the late Jimmie Hall with the City of Johannesburg in February 1964. The museum gives visitors a rare insight into Johannesburg’s transport history, which dates back over a century. It is the most comprehensive land transport museum in South Africa, with themed exhibits and exhibits in the various exhibition halls.

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