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Address: Cnr Rivonia Road and 5th Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 79 545 2703
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Description: The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women...
The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from all corners of the globe – who have dedicated their lives to make the world a better place. The exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum celebrates the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates but in particular our own Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela.
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I was looking for things to do in and around JHB and found the Peacemakers Museum on the list. However never having heard of it, I thought it would be a great visit. It is a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Anandie K
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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83 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I was looking for things to do in and around JHB and found the Peacemakers Museum on the list. However never having heard of it, I thought it would be a great visit. It is a little hidden and few seem to know about it. It was a lovely visit. You get a souvenir coin when you go and the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I ask no less than four official-looking persons for directions. Nobody has heard of the museum. I gallop and traipse to and fro in a flap and just when I begin to think the museum is a figment of my imagination, I finally locate it. My grumpy mood immediately dissolves at my first sight of the paper birds, suspended as... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I like history and this gives a great history of the Nobel Prize. I learned a lot and it is not too much reading. Small, free museum but well worth your time if you are in the area

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Toronto
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

It's very small, so I wouldn't make a special trip out of your way to see it, but if you're going to Nelson Mandela Square, it's just inside the mall, and worth a 30 minute visit. It's good to reflect on all the people who won Nobel Peace Prizes and all the sacrifices they made. The museum is free, which... More 

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Susann D, Marketing Manager at Peacemakers Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Peacemakers Museum. We are always glad when people pop into the exhibition. Please tell your friends about us. More 

Ridgetown
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 340 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Located in Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg, this little museum is not only good but free of charge. It is dedicated to all of the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize but naturally focuses on Nelson Mandela and the other South African winners. We visited here at the beginning of our trip to South Africa and the "I Love Mandela"... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

A neat little exhibition, sponsored by a company that sells Kruger Rands and other gold coins. It gives a fascinating insight to the Nobel Peace Prize and all the winners. While it focuses on the South African prize winners, it also gives you a fantastic view of all the winners around the world - year by year - and the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

This museum is located inside the Nelson Mandela Square. The gentleman by the front door gave me a quick overview on what was inside this museum. Lots of good artwork and informative information about Mandela and other freedom fighters in South Africa and around the world. All of this was free to the public. Well worth the visit.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Posters in the Sandton Shopping Centre advertised the WE LOVE MANDELA exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum which is tucked away on the Lower Level. I am an experienced museum goer. This museum is a perfect little gem! The gentleman at the desk, a 4th generation South African, gave my friend and me a quick overview starting with a timeline of... More 

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Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

This museum opened just a few months ago, and is dedicated to those exceptional people who have, through exceptional courage and tenacity made the world a different place. You will find it in the heart of Sandton, on the Nelson Mandela Square, virtually behind the Montego Bay (exceptional seafood) restaurant. There is a person in attendance daily to assist with... More 

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Learn about South Africa's gold history, at this beautiful museum. Build a symbolic dove with your pledge to be a peace maker, and have it hung in the museum. Also, have the opportunity to purchase unique gold coins after learning about the rich history that goes along with them.

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