All minor children travelling through any South African port of entry must have an unabridged birth certificate or an equivalent document. This forms part of South Africa's fight against human trafficking.
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South Africa has a rich art history, starting about 4 000 years ago with rock paintings.
There are more than 300 museums in South Africa. They range from museums of geology, history, the biological sciences and the arts, to mining, agriculture, forestry and many other disciplines.
Links to some of these museums can be found under the Links section on this website.
Museums per province:
Every province in South Africa has its own tourism agency. You can find the contact details and links to websites on the Department of Tourism's knowledge portal.
There are visitor information centres in many towns in South Africa as well as at airports where tourists can get advice and information. Brochures and maps are also available at service stations next to major roads.
Information centres in major cities include:
The South African Tourism website provides information on tourist attractions, destinations, contact information and links.