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Liliesleaf Farm & Museum

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We spent a fantastic morning exploring the museum with my 2 children. They were totally engrossed... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Munich, Germany
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A Must-See for EVERY South African

I love history and exploring sites in any country I visit. In recent years, I have made an effort... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Jonathan D
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 George Avenue, Rivonia, Sandton 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a fantastic morning exploring the museum with my 2 children. They were totally engrossed with all the exhibits. I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a comprehensive overview of the South African apartheid history. It is definitely worth taking the time to...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I love history and exploring sites in any country I visit. In recent years, I have made an effort to explore more of the local historical sites and was utterly blown away by Liliesleaf and its impact and meaning in the overall struggle against Apartheid....More

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Reviewed August 1, 2018

We (grandparents and grandchildren on a Road Scholar intergenerational program from the USA) knew about the broad outlines of the struggle against racial injustice in South Africa, but little about the details that culminated in the end of apartheid and the people who made it...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic day here. There is so much to see and the exhibits are really interactive and informative. You could spend hours wandering about viewing everything. The whole site is beautifully taken care of. Staff, particularly the lady at the ticket desk, were really...More

Thank Karen94
Reviewed July 21, 2018

of SA happened here, where the ANA fugitives including Mandella were sheltered by unsung heroes who were part of the white establishment. You can almost feel the history and drama around you. As a companion to a visit to the Apartheid Museum, Lilieslief puts more...More

Thank charles r
Reviewed July 18, 2018

Liliesleaf is not just another museum but a place where Mandela lived undercover together with the top leadership of the ANC! The sidewalk that leads to the Museum from the car-park is lined with colourful and informative banners describing the liberation history of South Africa....More

Thank Nontando H
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Every person visiting SA should visit this place.Much more than what I expected!Very well organised and arranged.I spent 3 hours and maybe needed more.

Thank kits_k
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Museum well organised in terms of written and audio information. Focuses on what kept the struggle alive and the key part played by Denis Goldberg. Whole section dedicated to Norway. Gives you a good background on how Lilliesleaf Farm contributed to keeping the struggle alive....More

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Reviewed May 24, 2018

When you get there view the video first. It gives a great overview of many decades. Then go through the various buildings. Don't miss the "Great Escape" video. Fascinating!

Thank Ripwalk
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Found a walk around this museum very interesting. if you have a lot of time there is lots to read. We started out reading every board before we even got to the reception which we found out afterwards wasn't 100% necessary as they cover off...More

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Steve H
August 15, 2016|
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Response from ElizabethFlan43 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a long time to answer - it 's either going to be relevant or not. An hour is not really enough time to absorb yourself in it's complete history. If you just want a quick walk round that's fine, but there... More