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Nelson Mandela Capture Site

R103, Howick, South Africa
+27 79 971 3074
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R103, Howick, South Africa
+27 79 971 3074
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not even 10 minutes from the N3 is this historic site. The museum is very much in the style of the apartheid museum in Johannesburg, but what stood out for us was the beautiful and unique sculpture.

Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum, while small, is interesting and packed with information. The "Long walk" is just that, but rewarding when you see the image in the sculpture. A pity this is not accessible to the elderly - I took an elderly aunt from out of town...More

Thank Tembeka
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our adult kids to see this and unfortunately did not have enough time to spend in the museum - next time!

Thank Helene S
Reviewed 1 week ago

While on a short holiday in the Midlands, we drove by this spot several times not realizing what it was. Without this wonderful sculpture, we would not have known that at this very spot, the history of South Africa changed. So while enjoying your Midlands...More

Thank Roberta-Jayne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful piece of history, and a well presented piece of art. Loved it, and everyone there was clearly enchanted. While SA produced a wonderful, inspirational and caring leader in this man, it seems they are in short supply, but this is well worth the...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our company team building took place in the Natal Midlands in the last week of July 2017, one of our activities was to attend a tour at the Capture Site. Ayanda the tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable of both Nelson Mandela's life as well as...More

Thank Jane10net
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is really interesting. LOTS of reading in a small space was a little difficult. Tata Madiba was just so incredible that anything about him is going to do well. It is great to know you are where he has been. The plans for the...More

Thank Kerimillersa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the fact that the place if free to enter and view,the sculpture is really amazing - great site to behold. The exhibit is very well done, it has a lot of great images and emotional content. Tells a lot about what has happened....More

Thank Nduvho M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read about this sculpture at the Apartheid Museum in Johannesburg last summer, and have wanted to see it ever sense. A trip to the Midlands with my teenage son was the perfect opportunity. Photos of the art installation simply do not do it justice....More

Thank MamaAyinde
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place to visit when you doing the Midlands Meander drive. Quite nostalgic and a bit sad to see what Nelson Mandela and his colleagues went through in the "struggle" against apartheid.

Thank indiraSouthAfrica
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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
July 20, 2017|
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Response from louiselategan | Reviewed this property |
This site is quite a distance ouside Pietermaritzburg. Best is to Fly to Durban and drive from there.
May 15, 2017|
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Response from louiselategan | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheelchair friendly