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Naval Hill Planetarium

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Naval Hill Planetarium

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6 Van Vuuren Avenue off Union Ave, Bloemfontein 9301 South Africa
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Ultimate Tour of War Museums in Bloemfontein
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Ultimate Tour of War Museums in Bloemfontein

One of the most significant events in the history of South Africa was the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902.<br>You will be taken on a city tour to get a better understanding of what role Bloemfontein played during the 2nd war of Anglo-Boer.<br>Visit various museums dedicated to the 2nd war of Anglo-Boer.<br>Visit the famous Boer War museum and the Women's War Memorial, where we will spend good hours to enjoy what to be seen. The War Museum in Bloemfontein gives you insights about the Boer War through its unique art collection, dioramas, and exhibits.<br>Another major attraction of the tour is the Queens Fort Military Museum which houses an educational and interesting war museum with tanks, fighter planes, and cannons. <br><br>* Visit famous Boer War museums to learn about the most important history of South Africa<br><br>* Comprehensive tour with a knowledgeable and professional guide<br><br>* Take a visit to the fascinating National Botanical Garden which Showcases wonderful, amazing forest area and grasslands
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Cynthia Nhlenyama wrote a review Nov 2019
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Attended the 26th of October show with friends,The Stars are in my eyes!!!............Or not? Show was decent but could have been more informative to me had the presenter also accommodated non Afrikaans speakers and at least presented in English or both languages, so all I got from the experience was just watch presenter pointing at the stars without an idea of what he was saying. The only time I got to hear something was when he played NASA video at least that was in English, so for non Afrikaans speakers make sure to enquirer before hand what language presenter will be using unless you just wanna go nap on those reclining chairs.
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Adventurer742124 wrote a review Sep 2019
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Definitely something to try for space lovers. Just make sure in what language (Afrikaans/English) it would be presented on the particular Saturday.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Prasidh R wrote a review Jul 2019
Milnerton, South Africa62 contributions22 helpful votes
I was quite lucky that they were having a show on the weekend that I was in Bloemfontein (29/6/19). Booking tickets through Computicket was a challenge but was able to secure tickets (R50, approx $3) - I would highly recommend booking online as the shows fill up quite quickly. You can purchase tickets at the door, but there is a chance you may not be able to get tickets due to high demand. Front staff, Dinah and her team were very friendly and helpful with tickets and ushering people in quickly and efficiently. The first show, narrated by the resident astronomer, reveals the night sky at that current moment above us, pointing out the famous constellations and zooming into some of the planets currently visible. The second show, the Hot and Energetic Universe described the Universe following the Big Bang and some of the probes that we will use to study sources of light and energy not readily visible to the human eye. Both shows were very impressive, projected onto the inside dome of the planetarium. The ‘sky’ was visible from all sides but maybe choose to sit at the back where you don’t have to move your head as much to take in the entire projection. The chairs recline all the way, making it very comfortable to doze off on :) If you want to, take a neck/travel pillow as the shows go on for about 45 minutes and I did feel the odd neck niggle. An illuminating and educational evening out - highly recommended for the aspiring astronomer, casual scientist or for kids (of all ages) with an interest in the cosmos. Do arrive a few minutes early to walk around and take a few pics of the dome and the telescope outside.
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Date of experience: June 2019
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Nico Bergman wrote a review Jul 2019
Cape Town Central, South Africa78 contributions11 helpful votes
Well we didnt see actually anything just the outside because I dint see any information about what to do there.
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Date of experience: May 2019
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RamsaySh wrote a review Dec 2018
Newlands, South Africa140 contributions37 helpful votes
This was an incredible and mind blowing experience for me. I still just marvel at the innovation and creativity and those behind the total end product. This is an experience you won’t soon forget
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Date of experience: December 2018
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