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Macrorie House Museum

11 Pine Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
+27 33 394 2161
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Disappointed...

We tried to contact the Macrorie House Museum for days before we actually wanted to go. There was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
laurenbks3
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Take a trip back to the past

Macrorie House Museum is meticulously curated. One is taken into the past with this lovingly... read more

Reviewed June 10, 2016
347WendyP
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Pietermaritzburg
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4 weeks ago
“Disappointed...”
Jun 10, 2016
“Take a trip back to the past”
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11 Pine Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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+27 33 394 2161
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried to contact the Macrorie House Museum for days before we actually wanted to go. There was no answer over the phone, so we decided to go straight there as we drove into Pietermaritzburg so that we could get there during opening hours. Despite...More

Thank laurenbks3
Reviewed June 10, 2016

Macrorie House Museum is meticulously curated. One is taken into the past with this lovingly restored and researched home. I learnt so much about old Pietermaritzburg. This is a must as a school outing. Roxy--the guide at the time was excellent.

1  Thank 347WendyP
Reviewed November 7, 2015

We had a great afternoon at Macrorie House, complete with tea and cake and a tour of the premises. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys authentic Victorian architecture or is just looking for something different to do in Pietermaritzburg.

Thank tracyleighking
Reviewed November 8, 2013

The curator, Roxanne, is very knowlegeable and entertaining. She weaves stories to explain the uses of the beautifully preserved museum pieces, drawing you into the romance and adventure of days gone by. This museum does its best to pique the interest of the community through...More

2  Thank Kerrith F
Reviewed November 17, 2012

It is wondeful that this lovley old house has been preserved and that by visiting you can glimpse the world of \pietrmaritzburh over a hundred years ago.

2  Thank EveM704
Reviewed April 21, 2012

This little house is furnished with Victorian furniture and offers a fascinating glimpse into life in Pietermaritzburg in the late 1880s and 1890s.

1  Thank AntSomersetWest
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kedekede
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Response from 347WendyP | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately due to continued vandalism the museum has had to close its doors. The collection is being rehoused ..not sure where. A great loss to Pietermaritzburg.
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