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R103, Howick, South Africa
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All reviews long walk under construction great man small museum worth a visit his life apartheid museum south african history amazing piece of art new building fitting tribute his face impressive sculpture midlands meander natal midlands nottingham road across the road
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First saw this sculpture on TV when it opened and admired the beauty of it. Took the opportunity to visit in person last month. I’ve seen tons of photos of this; and to be fair most capture the beauty and engineering of the sculpture. What...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and visited the MAndela capture site during our visit to the Midlands. Unfortunately for us they are in the process of building a new museum and all the information is gathered in another building for viewing. All the stuff we saw and read...More

Thank selvan P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This monument is well worth a visit. The facilities are well kept and maintained. We did not eat at the restaurant but it looked good.

Thank smileySouthAfrica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The sculpture is a truly amazing piece of work, coming into focus as you walk along the long path containing highlights of Mandela's life. Unfortunately the exhibition section is in a temporary venue, the new information centre is under construction. I was hoping to support...More

Thank suefr2018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Well worth a visit - they are busy building a new museum building which will be great once finished. The information boards in the current museum are very informative with tv clips too. Currently the exhibition is free. The standing Mandela sculpture is amazing and...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

We had such a lovely experience. Friendly people around and very insightful. Reminded me of the amazing person Nelson Mandela was and what he did for our country

Thank SaravandeMerwe
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

The museum is a good source of some history about Mandela s early life and participation in Politics. Take some photos at the capture site.

Thank NatsayiC1
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Afternoon visit on our way back to Durban. Very informative. Would've been nice to visit the completed centre, at least it looks impressive enough to compliment the structure further away. Doesn't look like more than metal, but close up its very good. There are shops/restaurant...More

Thank Gerhard_ZA
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It was very interesting to go through the museum and then the long walk to the monument. It was amazing how the face of Nelson Mandela gradually appears. Stunning work.

Thank EstherHuntley1
Reviewed July 26, 2018

It was a good idea making this monument, although my rating was exactly the feeling I had after I left. Average.

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August 21, 2018|
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Response from Nicole M | Reviewed this property |
I was there a few months ago and it was a ‘donation’ based entry, you place the amount you wish to donate in a box.
December 20, 2017|
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Response from Pippa M | Reviewed this property |
It is not ideal as you have to enter via the museum.
July 20, 2017|
Response from Roddy P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - no buss or train. If you have a limited time, or no chance to drive, stay in Johannesburg and go to the Apartheid Museum, the Mandela house in Soweto and Lilieslief Farm in the north of Johannesburg. You should get... More