The 18 Gangster Museum is a mobile museum aimed at demystifying gangsterism and educating all to its causes, associated issues and negative impacts.
South Africa has a prevalent gang culture that engages young girls and boys, particularly in the township areas, seriously endangering their futures and limiting their potentials. The 18 Gangster Museum seeks to creatively curb gangsterism through education, seeking to reform and reintegrate current gangsters as well as prevent future generations from engaging in this social ill. The project operates as a mobile museum curated by ex-offenders who also take visitors on “gangster tours” through the townships in which they live.
For each full paying visitor, one school child gets to see the museum for free. As this is a mobile museum, check the Facebook page for updates on its current location.
Venue: Dullah Omar St, Mandela Park, Khayelitsha, Cape Town
Time: Mon to Fri 8.30am to 6pm | Sat and Sun 10am to 3pm
Cost: Museum Tour R60 | Walking, Cycling & Taxi Tour R750