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“Ladysmith Historical Museum” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ladysmith Siege Museum

Ladysmith Siege Museum
Ranked #3 of 7 things to do in Ladysmith
Certificate of Excellence
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Ladysmith, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Ladysmith Historical Museum”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2014

A place of rich history and culture
Definitely a place on interest when in Ladysmith
Rich in Anglo-Boer War memrobelia and culture
Definitely with the stop

Visited November 2013
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Thank Roy R
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English first
Bryanston, South Africa
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Front desk reception is a joke”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2014

Chatting to her friend on the phone, the one lady who actually helped us landed up putting down the phone and knocking the handset out her colleagues hand before she would assist us.

Looks like good value for money at R11 a person, but there are a lot of shady characters looming outside accosting one for money and 'assistance'. It really is off-putting.

Visited March 2014
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2 Thank TanLovesTravel
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Westbury, Wiltshire
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89 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“WELL LAID OUT AND PACKED WITH EXHIBITS”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2014

An 'old fashioned' museum without the modern audio-visual aids, but nevertheless one that I am rating as excellent. The exhibits are very well laid out, cover many aspects of life during the siege as well as the siege itself and the descriptions comprehensive and understandable.

Visited January 2014
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2 Thank Louis L
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Visited in February 2012”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2014

Was good to see how Ladysmith was founded. The exhibits were very interesting. The exhibits need a bit of refurbishing to make them more interesting for children. Great to see what equipment and uniforms were used during the siege. Great for history buffs.

Visited April 2013
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1 Thank Susan G
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Durban, South Africa
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Step back in time”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2014

The comprehensive coverage of the major battles, the personalities involved and some of the personal anecdotes

Visited November 2013
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2 Thank Janpumb
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