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One tend to go the monument. This is such an important part of the South African history . The... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2018
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Boer War History

Fascinating insight to the Boer War. The displays in the various rooms show the history of the... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

One tend to go the monument. This is such an important part of the South African history . The history is set out in every adjoining building / room and very interesting . As it is a bit isolated , I would suggest to go...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating insight to the Boer War. The displays in the various rooms show the history of the times and the appalling conditions of the hospital and the concentration camps. Great view of the surrounding countryside from this elevated position.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2017

Worth visiting if you are also seeing Freedom Park (great!) or the Voortrekker Monument (meh). But there are only a few rooms open and only one staffperson (wearing headphones) when I was there. The displays were printer paper that had been laminated, but nonetheless told...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017

If you have an interest in the history of South Africa, the Transvaal and the Anglo Boer War then this is a must. They can really do a lot more at the fort with the exhibit and surrounds though but nice to go and have...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

This fort from Boer War times has a fairly underwhelming history and museum as it never really saw battle and the museum was mostly being renovated and unseeable. However the view over Pretoria was awesome! There was a wedding taking place later in the day...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

Nice outdoor venue. Nice cycling venue. Walk around and appreciate the Voortrekkers. Braai facilites, picnic, walking paths

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed August 24, 2017

The Fort was one of several built to protect Pretoria. It is very well maintained, clean, safe and a great place to visit and learn. A very nice South African Military Weapons collection is displayed. The area is like a park and beautiful. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed August 10, 2017

We visited in a group, the Fort is very interesting, and you can go for walks and biking, it is safe and nice for outdoors loving people.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank r0uxw
Reviewed June 21, 2017

This fort gives an insight of how Pretoria was defended in former years. Visitors can look into different rooms with armour and medical equipment. Nice views over Pretoria. Good to combine with a visit to the Voortrekker Museum.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SFou
Reviewed April 27, 2017

A must see whilst visiting the Voortrekker Monument. It has both History and great views of the Monument and Pretoria

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Phil W
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