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South African Armour Museum

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Address: Frans Steynberg Street, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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It's such a pity to see a Museum in this condition. All the tanks & planes look rundown. The museum it self is sparse

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Durban, South Africa
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Durban, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It's such a pity to see a Museum in this condition. All the tanks & planes look rundown. The museum it self is sparse

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

One of the world’s truly great attractions that it can be difficult to get to see. The collection of Armoured vehicles is unique, in particular the variants developed during South Africa’s isolation. You also get to see some very special and current world leading developments in armour and weapons. Just make certain you have made contact and that the museum... More 

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Midrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

A well laid out museum showing the Armour Division in South African and international history. Impressive displays of actual armoured vehicles, some from 2nd world war, and in working condition!

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We tried to visit the museum on Saturday, 6th April and were told that the museum is not open over the week-ends? We were very disappointed!

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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

What a nice experience to view all the old military machines well maintained display of military history

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

There is a nice selection of armour (tanks) and its worth a walk through, the staff are really friendly , its an insight into South African history.

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

If you like history and military this is really a place to visit. They host a phenominal range of Military components that was used in the War's of South African history.

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Melkbosstrand, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

Enjoyed a visit to a great exhibition of armour vehicles inside the Tempe Military Base. Well-kept display and interesting military history.

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