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Alanglade House Museum

Pilgrim's Rest, South Africa
+27 13 759 5432
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Interesting history! Would probably have enjoyed it more without my 3 year old wanting to play with... read more

Reviewed December 18, 2017
Zelda B
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Alanglade

Breathtaking and amazing quaint manor. If stories of yore is your thing then you would absolutely... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2017
P E N G U I N Q
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This grand museum is the former home of a wealthy miner and still contains many examples of period furniture, paintings and glassware.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible11%
Dec 18, 2017
“Worth it!”
Jul 9, 2017
“Alanglade”
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Pilgrim's Rest, South Africa
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+27 13 759 5432
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Reviewed December 18, 2017 via mobile

Interesting history! Would probably have enjoyed it more without my 3 year old wanting to play with the miniature tea sets.

Thank Zelda B
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Breathtaking and amazing quaint manor. If stories of yore is your thing then you would absolutely love this. Tours are R40 pp for adults and kids are R10 pp of which you can purchase at the office.

Thank P E N G U I N Q
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Reviewed November 21, 2016

If you like to see and hear old stories then this is the house, it takes you back into time. But Pilgrims town is deteriorating, many houses closed and lots of vendors. its becoming a ghost town.But passing by was a nice experience

Thank Moratuwa M
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Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Very interesting to see a house preserved in the old way - when prospectors were busy panning for gold over a hundred years ago. One of various interesting spots to see in the town, all included on the museum ticket you can buy at the...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2015

We enjoyed our visit to Alanglade House very much ......it's absolutely stunning and we would recommend this if you're lucky enough to be staying in Pilgrim's Rest. Our tour guide, Cherrie, was soooooo knowledgeable and fun.

Thank Penny S
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Reviewed January 4, 2014 via mobile

This tour is a must for all visitors... My breath was totally taken away by this alanglade mansion. And the tour gide is amazing as well... 10 out of 10 best place ever !!!!

Thank johancalitz
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Reviewed September 11, 2013

It was amazing to see all the old stuff in the house It was left as if the people just moved out. From the pots and pans to the clothes and beautiful rooms full of the old furniture.

Thank Magda964
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Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our (very cheap - ZAR20pp) tour of the house. The guide was enthusiastic and informative and the house is very well done. The gardens and the surrounds however need a lot of attention - the few employees on site appeared to be...More

1  Thank Grmb
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is a big no. It changed into a cultural village where all one can buy is more African "art". You park your car, and upon return, it was washed without you requesting so, just to make a quick buck. If you then try to...More

2  Thank SiegfriedP
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

We visited the once famous mining historic town. What a disaster!!!! Lots of the little shops has closed and there is now street vendors everywhere. The street vendors is selling everything nothing to do with the high days of Pelgrims. Only "made somewhere else" You...More

4  Thank Sandra and Henn... C
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