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Nowhere can the story of South Africa's turbulent past and its extraordinary transition to democracy be told as it is at Constitution Hill. Constitution Hill is a national heritage site situated in the Johannesburg CBD and is home to the...more
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Had such an amazing experience at Constitutional Hill - from the beginning up to the very end I have absolutely nothing bad to say. Everything is well looked after and very friendly staff.
We had the privilege of doing a 2-hour tour with the best...More
I visited this historic monument in December 2017. We were met by a tour guide who told us the times of the tours. There are toilets, book shops and a cafe onsight. The tour was thorough and very informative. We were allowed to take photos...More
Make sure you do a guided tour while visiting this site. I had an excellent guide who although spoke way too low provided our group with stories and insights into the atrocities that prisoners endured here. Although more can be done to preserve this place...More
Don't miss the old prison if you want to educate yourself on the remorseful history of racial disparity and cruelty. The old prison serves as a reminder to everyone of the vile effects of segregation and perceived racial supremacy. You step back in time less...More
The history of South African women and men prisoners (especially as compared to white South African prisoners) at this museum is well documented. There are shocking facts presented I did not know, and it covers not only the oppression of South Africans but also Indians...More
Con Hill, as it’s known locally, combines the ugly history of South Africa with its hope for the future. The old prison does a great job of conveying the unspeakably horrible conditions that prisoners (many of them political prisoners) were subjected to. And then the...More