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Nature`s force

Our visit to the Laingsburg Flood Museum was very interesting and a eye-opener - one cannot imagine... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
Strand, South Africa
Informative and very interesting.

Wow what an experience to hear from a survivor what happened. We felt so part of history and the... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
Secunda, South Africa
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
off Voortrekker street at Laingsburg Info, Laingsburg, South Africa
+27 23 551 1868
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Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

We were a bit disappointed in the museum as it states in the name that it is a flood museum. A small section has artifacts from the 1981 flood on display, although it has a few aerial photographs and photo albums related to the flood....More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

It is a small museum. I think a wall with a picture of the flood covering the whole wall would make a huge impact. Lovely building and garden around the museum. Someone with knowledge of the flood would be great to see on a screen...More

Thank nadine a
Reviewed January 28, 2018

Our visit to the Laingsburg Flood Museum was very interesting and a eye-opener - one cannot imagine the height of the water flooding through Laingsburg on that fateful day!

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Reviewed January 13, 2018

Wow what an experience to hear from a survivor what happened. We felt so part of history and the people's suffering as if we were there ourself. A reminder that anything can happen any time and we must be ready to meet our Saviour. The...More

Thank JokeDeK
Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

The Flood museum is the highlight of the town. The self guided tour took us about half an hour to complete. The information centre is very useful and informative and you can spend hours here. This is hidden gem at the heart of the Karoo....More

Thank Martin N
Reviewed August 11, 2017 via mobile

A somber reminder of the damage caused by the devastating flood in 1981. Good collection of flood artifacts and other memorabilia Most welcome reception by the lady manning the museum.

Thank LanceB649
Reviewed June 20, 2017

The liberian is very friendly and the museum is informational. It made me feel so closed to those poeple whose lives chage due to the flood. God is all we need

Thank JulianaS5896
Reviewed May 29, 2017

I was a child when the devastating flood happened in Laingsburg. It was very interesting to see how high the flood line was. There are various items which were found after the flood, which is on display at the museum. There are also photos showing...More

Thank Dirmu G
Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

What a surprise here in Laingsburg. The staff are very friendly and they did inform you all about the flood. It is small but a lot of articels from the flood. The area are very well maintained. This place is highly recommended for a visit.

Thank Francoisd1452
Reviewed May 8, 2017

The flood at Laingsburg leave a trail of heartbroken stories and stories of heroes . At this museum you can take a look at this tragic story

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