James Hall

On 28 May 2022, the James Hall Museum of Transport will be hosting a curated outdoor vintage motor show for Joburg’s car enthusiasts, young and old, to celebrate International Museum Month. Some of Gauteng’s trendy 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 thrilling showcase of Joburg’s urban culture. There will also be 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 that have been billed include a beautiful line-up of some of Jozi’s top and upcoming live bands and DJs such as BCUC, The Charles Gene Suite, Kitchen Mess, Kamo Matsoso, DJ Mamthug, DJ SediSoul, DJs Nikita & TopNotch and DJ Tataplz.

In addition to the vintage car show, guests can look forward to guided museum tours to view the museum’s own valuable transport collection, artefacts and memorabilia. A thrilling bus ride on the historic 1952 London Bus will also be on offer.

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

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

The James Hall Museum of Transport (JMHT) is the largest museum of land transport in South Africa. It was established by the Late Jimmie Hall together with the City of Johannesburg in February 1964. The museum gives visitors a rare glimpse of Johannesburg's transport history, dating back more than a century. It is the most comprehensive land transport museum in South Africa, with thematic displays and exhibits in the various exhibition halls. 

Event name: Creative Native Vintage Car Show & Picnic

Date: 28 May 2022

Time: 10am – 6pm

Venue: James Hall Museum of Transport

Address: 193 Rosettenville Road, La Rochelle, Johannesburg

The event is free to the public but visitors will need to register and redeem their free tickets on the Howler website. Click here to get your ticket.

All Covid protocols to be observed.

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