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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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An interesting visit

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2015
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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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Belfast, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Kruger house is a big part of our history. It still is in a good condition. Lots of antiques to see.

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Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

although I have been there in the past I always find it so informative to go to Paul Kruger house as it reminds me of one of thd great statesman in South Africa! he was such a forlorn figure when he went into exile but he stood by his principles which is rare these days! something to be admired!!

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

We are so used to the trappings of the present day that it is difficult to look at things of 100 years ago and realise that this was relative luxury of the time, although it all looks so "simple". Few of the items on display were actually owned by Kruger but they have done a good job of assembling items... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Good overview of an important time under Kruger. It is a look into the life at that time. Not all the furniture is from Kruger but it gives an insight view of how People lived at that time.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Another attraction worthy of a visit if you like South African History. My tip is not to forget to walk through the separate area at the back that displays the gifts oom Paul received from other heads of state, that was the most impressive part of the house for me. The building and garden is really well kept and clean.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very sparse info and just a leaflet to help. No one else there when I visited. Lots of staff doing nothing. Perhaps a better leaflet or a trained guide.

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Address: Address: Church Street West, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 12 326 9172
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria

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