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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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Visited 'on the way' somewhere else but what a gem. The house where he actually lived, not stayed at one night in 1899. Faithfully kept as it was then and the house is surpassed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
andy1mac
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Preston, England

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Preston, England
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited 'on the way' somewhere else but what a gem. The house where he actually lived, not stayed at one night in 1899. Faithfully kept as it was then and the house is surpassed by the trove of other items at the rear of the property. Not least his railway carriage !!! Give it a go, its great.

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Suffolk, UK
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108 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well maintained house and museum. Again recommend having an official guide who explain all the history relating to Paul Kruger.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

This was an exciting first visit to presidential residence. I see alot of modesty in the way the President Kruger lived. This is indeed a good example for our leaders today. The house has some extension with more displays on the political life of President Kruger and an unexpected manicured garden which is so refreshing in the summer heat of... More 

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Cobar, Australia
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73 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

Interesting if you like history. Not expensive to get in. As well as the house there is an old train and carts and buggies etc there

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Pretoria, South Africa
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140 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This museum offer a good look in the life of President Paul Kruger. Well laid out. Need a bit of tlc though.

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Nanton, Canada
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015

Keeping history alive is an important in keeping culture alive. Am important part of South African history.

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The President's House has been turned into a museum, which helps to tell the story of the Republic of South Africa. Kruger was a much revered politician and he was instrumental in establishing Kruger National Park. We should be thankful for this legacy. The displays in the museum vary in quality and some of the exhibits are incomplete (our guide... More 

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Johannesburg
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81 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Situated in Church street opposite the old Dutch Reformed Church is this old house of the Kruger family when Paul or "Oom Paul" as he was a well liked man was the President of the Republic of Transvaal. You will see the old way of life in the furniture and decor but also, in the outbuildings the history of the... More 

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Durban, South Africa
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92 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

it gives a good inside what ordinairy people we have had as presidents a normal faith loving burger who lived his life by the good book

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Marinha Grande, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

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

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