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A must see

Don't miss out on the tour of the beautiful historic house and listen to the stories of years gone... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
Pretoria, South Africa
Beautiful old home stead

I enjoyed the house the gardens and the tea garden. What an interesting place to visit. I will come... read more

Reviewed November 12, 2018
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Route 104 | Old Bronkhorstspruit Road, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 790 2302
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

Don't miss out on the tour of the beautiful historic house and listen to the stories of years gone by.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 777karin2015
Reviewed November 12, 2018

I enjoyed the house the gardens and the tea garden. What an interesting place to visit. I will come back again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Freedom62457210950
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The restaurant owner is very friendly and helpful It is a pity that he is going to give up the restaurant due to his health. Without the restaurant Sammy Marx is going to loose tourists I was there on Wednesday the 24th October and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Willie S
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Love the way they took care of all the valuables and antiques in the house. A must visit if you love history. Will go again.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank louiselategan
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour of the house. To view the house as it once was. The guided tour was brilliant, so informative and knowledgeable. She made the experience so interesting! I would recommend this tour to anyone!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shook84
Reviewed July 1, 2018

The tea garden is nice but the service was poor. Very interesting tour of the museum. A real historic encounter. The gardens are unkept and the children's play area is situated much too far from the museum and tea garden. The play area also needs...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed June 13, 2018

We had a very nice picnic here, and went to see the museum too. Its a relaxing atmosphere, very enjoyable for picnics. Beautiful gardens.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EllenCoetzee
Reviewed June 7, 2018

A truly amazing old house, with so much history. The whole family enjoyed our trip. The house is like a time capsule.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Big_Red_C
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem that I revisit every once in a while for a pre-booked picnic and guided tour of the historic house. A must see when in Pretoria!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank besteralette
Reviewed April 7, 2018

Order a picnic basket for 4 to enjoy as a family under the trees, or try the bockwurst with potato salad. If you're more of a sweet tooth - apple strudel...You probably can't go wrong with anything you order... Great host and service. Value for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank BurnToExplore
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Response from filuguimaraes | Reviewed this property |
I am so very sorry I missed your question, Noah. You can indeed book a special dinner served in the old kitchen of the Museum, as a matter of fact, on the old staff table, next to the gigantic iron coal stove. Set menu... More