Who We Are About Us

Our History

The South African Museums Association has been in existence since 1937 and has a proud tradition of serving the museum community

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Our Passion

SAMA plays a crucial role in the preservation and management of heritage resources in South Africa and provides opportunities for participation and development in the museum field

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What We Offer SAMA Membership

  • Attendance of national and regional conferences & workshops at reduced rates.
  • Networking and collaboration amongst museums and museum staff.
  • Sharing museum expertise in different aspects of museum work.
  • Membership and support of a SAMA regional branch.
  • Exposure to trends and developments in museums worldwide.
  • Regular circulars and notices of museum events, courses and vacancies.

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