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Take the doggies

Very nice to walk the dogs. The coffee shop is dog friendly and the food is very nice. Really a... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Lynn0416
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Centurion, South Africa
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Very interesting

We visited the house which is looking a bit tired but there is at present quite a lot of renovation... read more

Reviewed March 20, 2018
Robert M
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London
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very nice to walk the dogs. The coffee shop is dog friendly and the food is very nice. Really a nice place to visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Lynn0416
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice place to visit to see the history of the Jan Smuts and his house with a lovely walk around the grounds.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank janekervin1
Reviewed October 21, 2018

I have been traveling to South Africa each year but one since 1998. Each time I visit more museums, galleries and restaurants

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Wandering_Alan
Reviewed September 4, 2018

General Jan Smuts lived a simple life on his farm Doornkloof and the Friends of Smuts organization is doing sterling work in trying to maintain and preserve the original house and its contents. Ouma Isie's Tea Garden, named after Mrs Smuts, is pleasantly situated beneath...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MahBaker
Reviewed August 26, 2018

Could the public visiting the Smuts House please be aware of the following: Today I write this post as a frustrated and annoyed South African. Smuts House advertises, and actually directs members of the public to trespass on private property with their walking and doggy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

Visiting Smuts House is a reminder of great man who went before all of us living today. His influence reached far beyond the African borders, his intelligence and influence is evident in this well maintained display.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank redelinghuys2017
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Make a point of visiting the Smuts House Museum. First do the short walk to Smuts' Koppie with its interesting geology and fauna. Then a slow walk through the museum which is the house Gen. Smuts lived in with his family and its very much...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Desire K
Reviewed June 13, 2018

We go here often, the Smuts house is beautiful, and its so nice to see all the flea market stalls and nice food. Sometimes they have someone who sings or play music, it's very nice between the trees.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank EllenCoetzee
Reviewed May 17, 2018

I'm ashamed of how our South African Museums are uphold - it is in need of renovation. They all are in dire need of renovations especially since it is a international tourist attraction also. Aren't there grants to uphold our SA Museums? Regardless of what...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maritaking
Reviewed March 20, 2018

We visited the house which is looking a bit tired but there is at present quite a lot of renovation taking place. It is not as plush as you would have thought tin roof but is very spacious inside. Who would have thought the Queen...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert M
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