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Reviewed April 13, 2019

I visited this Museum with Congolese friends, so we were all strangers in South Africa. Paul Kruger was a leader of the Boer War between the Afrikaners of Dutch origin and the British, which the Afrikaners lost. The home itself was very interesting with a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019 via mobile

I was surprised when I visited here that the original furniture was not what was used in the house. Nonetheless, it was an interesting site to visit and explore. Tells you a lot about the history and evolution of the country, South Africa. The house...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank lizzielicious
Reviewed April 6, 2019

Paul Kruger, a resistance leader and key figure in the Transvaal War against the British in 1880/1881 became the elected President of The Transvaal in 1982. He took up residence at Kruger House, affectionately known as Oom Paul's House, in1884. Much of the family's personal...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 20, 2019

Like all buildings belonging to the past creates good memories for some but not for everyone. If you know the history it is fine if not just another old building

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Edgar S
Reviewed December 25, 2018

It is from a certain race perspective and therefore one must be very sensitive who visits the museum. For overseas visitors and certain South Africans, the site has emotional value and for others, it is a sign of oppression. From a neutral point of view,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed November 24, 2018 via mobile

Twice I have visited Kruger House Museum with my guests and the air-conditioner in the Exile Hall exhibition has not been working. The room temperature was high which made it difficult for one to spend time and go over materials on display.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank gilroytc
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Although the house itself is relatively small, compared to nowadays standards and the condition in which many black people are still living, it was a luxurious mansion. On the premises, you will find in the two other exposition halls historical details and in the back...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Well worth a visit. Fantastic collection of historically interesting and important artefacts. Excellent setting and well presented exhibits.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Journey14081397198
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

You can see the house as it was, with a lot of objects from the beginnings of the 1900!! Also learn a little about theSouth African Republic history!!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 29, 2018

The entry fee was quite reasonable and there is lots to observe- fully furnished rooms in the house and the train in the back of the house and a press room. I will say the place needs a bit of maintenance but all and all...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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