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“definite favourite museum!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sammy Marks House

Sammy Marks House
Ranked #12 of 112 things to do in Pretoria
Certificate of Excellence
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Pretoria, South Africa
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142 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“definite favourite museum!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

museum, tea garden and picnic site. absolutely awesome. phone up and arrange they pack your picnic for you...we go often then picnic under huge trees!

Visited August 2012
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English first
Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“memrobilia”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2012

yet another ancient dwelling of people that built a future that became our past. the tour was informative, the house amazing. the gardens and fountain was in a state of disrepair and we were quite disappointed by the look of things around the property. we heard stories of beautiful rolling lawns and rose gardens. we did not find that. We had tea and scones. overall. was good to experience it. wont go again.

Visited November 2012
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Pretoria, South Africa
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13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

It like walking into a second hand shop, nothing to write home about and the employees would rather be at home than here

Visited March 2012
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Thank Brimilda K
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Centurion, South Africa
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66 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Sammy's house in the country”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2012

Loved the old vintage furnthiture and the music room! The kitchen is to die for!
A rich history with love preserved!

Visited August 2011
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Pretoria
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155 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“A well preserved stately home with interesting grounds”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2012

The place offers good lunches and teas, but what I really like about it is the old buildings, and as a photographer especially the old sheds. Unfortunately one has to pay to photograph in the sheds, but it is worth while for the right shoot. I haven't been on a tour of the main house for a while, but the last one that I went on was good!

Visited September 2011
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Thank Brendan H
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