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“Breath taking, for me at least!”
Review of Mandela House

Mandela House
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Half-Day Tour of Soweto in Johannesburg
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Guaratinguetá, São Paulo, Brazil
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12 reviews
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“Breath taking, for me at least!”
Reviewed February 9, 2013

Sad, but worth. My father couldn't stay inside of the house for much longer because of the way he felt. After visiting the house I had to buy 2 of those cute giraffs placed in one room of the house :-)

Visited December 2012
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Walking in Mandela Steps”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

The museum was a must see as is Hector Peterson's and the Apartheid Museum.This visit gives you greater insight into the history of South Africa. The Mandela House gives you insight to the man and his struggle. The guies are very impressive and knowlegable about the history of the country.

Visited January 2013
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“A good person will always surface”
Reviewed July 30, 2012

When someone has done you wrong, it is not always good to seek revenge but to find a common ground. A true leader always looks for the good in man.

Visited May 2012
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Manchester, New Hampshire
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137 reviews
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“closed for renovations”
Reviewed June 17, 2012

We went by while touring SOWETO and JoBug, but the house apparently is closed right now while they rennovate it.

Visited June 2012
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Reading, United Kingdom
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“Interesting- combined with a trip to Soweto & The Apartheid Museum”
Reviewed May 1, 2012

I actually enjoyed this small museum and think that it is important to visit along with Soweto, Hector Pieterson's and The Apartheid Museum, to give you a complete overall view of South Africa and Mandela's part played in it's history, the struggles it went through during the Apartheid era, how it has come out the other side and how the country is working towards a future that all South Africans can call their own.

The Museum is open Monday-Sunday 9.00-5.00pm and costs 40 rand per adult. Included is a local guide who gives you a brief history of Mandela's family and the time he spent in the house.

This should definitely be included on a visit if you want to learn about South Africa's struggles during the Apartheid and Nelson Mandela. If you are planning a visit to Cape Town too, don't forget a trip to Robben Island to complete the whole picture.

Visited April 2012
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