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President Paul Kruger House

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Address: Church Street West, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 326 9172
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Very well documented exhibition about Kruger and his role in the Anglo-Boer wars. Very interesting material about the global reaction to the Boer rebellion. In many countries... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
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Marinha Grande, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

One importante history part of SA that should be visited. A well protected house that tells a lot of story.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Very well documented exhibition about Kruger and his role in the Anglo-Boer wars. Very interesting material about the global reaction to the Boer rebellion. In many countries support groups advocated the Boer's cause against Imperial Britain. The Dutch support was underlined by queen Wilhelmina, although the country remained neutral.

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Beckenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

If you find yourself as we did in central Pretoria expecting some touristy stuff to be worth doing, get to Paul Kruger's House well before 4pm when it might start to close (we got there AS IT WAS CLOSING and the staff were incredibly kind and let us wander round for about 15 to 20 mins after closing time so... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I am not interested in history at all. It was quite boring to me but I guess some people can find it amazing

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Pretoria, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This used to be a great tourist attraction when we were kids. The house has all the personal items of Paul Kruger before he fled the country. You can even view his pee-pot!

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

President Kruger was responsible for the struggle and independence of Zar Afrikansche Republik.His simple house talks a lot about him.Well kept memorablias including his Train Coach are worth seeing.

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Olivet, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Good to see , but this is not my best souvenir. You will see where Paul Kruger lived, and what he did for this country.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Although we didn't have very long for our visit it was very informative and there was plenty to see. Many of our party enjoyed the railway carriage but the history was of particular interest as few of us knew much about Paul Kruger and his legacy. There is a lot to see and it would be easy to spend a... More 

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Pretoria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A visit that every South African should do at least once in his/her life. A true representation of the living conditions of Paul Kruger and his family

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Ann Arbor, MI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is Paul Kruger's home. He was President of the Transvaal Republic during the Anglo-Boer War. The house is furnished in keeping with the late nineteenth century. It is interesting how he and his family lived.

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