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Anglo Boer War Museum

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
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Only saw some of it

Due to a general power failure, the museum proper was closed as it was too dark to see anything... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pageandpaint
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White River, South Africa
South Africa war history

The museum is full of war history and stories. The staff is very helpful and willing to answer all... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
saarkie2009
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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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One of the most significant events in the history of South Africa was the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Although the protagonists were Britain and the two Boer Republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, the population of South Africa as a...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Due to a general power failure, the museum proper was closed as it was too dark to see anything anyway. However, one may see the Vroue Monument, a blockhouse, dolls house, various statuary, the field hospitals building, and the old train, next to the old...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Pageandpaint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is full of war history and stories. The staff is very helpful and willing to answer all your questions

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank saarkie2009
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the anglo boer war museum and womens monument wich is situated on the same property. It is very well kept, clean and neat. Inside the museum there is alot of information and a few very nice collections of the boer war. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Timmy M
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

This was a very interesting visit. I took my parents that visitrd me to the museum they enjoyed it. This is very well set and interesting to walk and look at the old stuff.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed July 7, 2019

I love the gardens/terrain on my last visit I was allowed to walk my dog. It's a good place to visit if you are looking for a lazy day out. It's also a nice place to have a picnic. You can walk around an look...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019 via mobile

Well maintained, very neat and informative. You have to visit if you have any interest in the Boer Wars of the late 1800's

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BraamKorff
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

Went here and spent several hours exploring the museum. The order and bias of the displays are poor! However if you have the patience to read it all then it is worth it!

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

I find that our SA museums have not kept to quite the standard of the rest of the world, due no doubt to a lack of funding etc. However, I found the museum both interesting and informative. As an English speaking South African, there is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Wayfarer65
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Well kept area. See the autrositys against women and children, conducted by the British during the Anglo Boer War.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jpb787
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Popped into the museum on our way down to Port Alfred. Anton van Wouw’s statues are entirely awesome and well worth seeing. Museum itself hasn’t left the 70’s but still an interesting and education experience.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Mel7mm
April 23, 2018|
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Response from ABOMuseum | Property representative |
Hello Mel7mm, yes the Museum is wheelchair friendly. We have elevators to all the floors as well as a wheelchair specific lift at the hall that cannot be accessed through the normal elevators. All 7 halls are reachable by... More
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melloney2016
February 28, 2017|
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Response from ABOMuseum | Property representative |
Good day, yes the Museum is open on Saturday's from 10:00 - 17:00 and on Sunday's from 11:00 - 17:00. Entrance fee is: Adult - R10 and Children - R5.
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