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Liliesleaf Farm & Museum

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Address: 7 George Avenue, Rivonia, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 803 7882/3/4
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Great Tea Garden

Heritage site with great history and provides a good tea garden feel in the heart of Sandton. Food can be a little should you want a hearty meal.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Johannesburg
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Heritage site with great history and provides a good tea garden feel in the heart of Sandton. Food can be a little should you want a hearty meal.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Definitely the best museum on the Apartheid in SA. Very well-done for the story line, the lay-out, the restauration... Last hiding place for Mandela before being arrested and leading to the trial we all know.

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Bletchley, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

A small museum with big history. Paid R80 but was worth it. Certainly a place to visit when you are in Rivonia.

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Townsville, Australia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

A great experience. Informative and well presented. Treat yourself to a lunch or morning coffee in the tranquil surroundings.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Here's another extremely well-done interactive heritage site museum, documenting the struggles of the ANC with the apartheid regime. Liliesleaf Farm was an ANC safe house where much of the leadership of the organization met to lanb their resistance strategies. During a raid of the property, many of the top ANC leadership were arrested, jailed, tried and subsequently sentenced to life... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Very informative , have visited a couple of times when had overseas visitors . Nice to have a bit of history in our suburg could have had a better coffee area - it would make you stay longer

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Hazyview, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Great place to visit and find out more about our history. The layout and accessibility is very good. well worth a visit. Also seeing the old Bedford truck which was used in the struggle

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I have been back to Liliesleaf several times. The grounds and layout and facilities are well kept, and maintained. The culture and history here is fantastic and there is so much to see and learn and grow. Beautiful place.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Great historical significance for the country and very well put together. The level of detail of the police raid and the consequences is amazing . Also a good restaurant where you can take a break and mull over what happened all those years ago in the 60's

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You are going to experience a very nice landscape and also get in touch with a period of South African History!! It's worth it.

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