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Anglo Boer War Museum

Monument Road, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
+27 51 447 0079
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Brings Tears to your eyes

Visited the Museum. I was astonished to see that 26000+ women and children died in the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pretoria, South Africa
Pleasantly suprise

Very informative museum with lots of interesting facts about the anglo boer war. The museum is well... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Christie E
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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One of the most significant events in the history of South Africa was the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Although the protagonists were Britain and the two Boer Republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, the population of South Africa as a whole became embroiled in the war either directly or indirectly. The War Museum in Bloemfontein provides an understanding of the background against which the Anglo-Boer War took place through its unique art collection, dioramas and exhibitions. The course and development of the war unfolds in front of your eyes as you progress through the museum. You are also afforded a glimpse into the life and suffering endured in the concentration and prisoner-of-war camps. We are immensely proud of this historical landmark in South Africa, and urge everyone who wants to understand this part of South African history, to pay us a visit.
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Monument Road, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the Museum. I was astonished to see that 26000+ women and children died in the concentartion camps. Their names and ages are listed alphabetically...when I found my surname and looked at the list of 100's of my ancestors that were wiped ou by the...More

Thank Dawie61
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Very informative museum with lots of interesting facts about the anglo boer war. The museum is well kept and nice and cool compared to harsh summer temparatures.

Thank Christie E
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Visiting the Boer War Memorial and museum in Bloemfontein is one of those occasions that truly leave a great and lasting impression on one. It is a vivid and disturbing glimpse into the dark history of British Imperialism. A must see.

Thank RudolphM
Reviewed 7 November 2017

one of the best museum I have visited. The whole history of the Anglo Boer war are portrayed. must visit if you have an interest in the war.

Thank Gerhard B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Situated in Mangaung / Bloemfontein Monument Road, General De Wit. The museum is dedicated to the South African war that took place in 1899 to 1902 it was called Anglo Boer War because the writers of history deliberately ignored the participation on blacks in both...More

Thank Jabu M
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I found the museum very professionally laid out with excellent display cases, information and artefacts. Anyone interested in the history of the country this place is a must see. Well done.

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Good to know information is given at all the different sites. Everybody should visit to know what happened in concentration camps and what the British did to the Boer and the farm workers. No country can survive if you do not know your history. So...More

Thank Hanlie S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Very good food. Special seefood menu. The salmon was the best. Good wine list. Service goid as well.

1  Thank Andre D
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Every month intake of new managers at work come for training at the learning centre. I am responsible to take them around Bloemfontein for a tour and one of the places we visit is the Vroue monument and share the history of the war and...More

1  Thank Tebza098278
Reviewed 17 July 2017

If you love History, you must visit this site. International guest will also see the young history of South Africa

1  Thank leonk479
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28 February 2017|
Response from ABOMuseum | Property representative |
Good day, yes the Museum is open on Saturday's from 10:00 - 17:00 and on Sunday's from 11:00 - 17:00. Entrance fee is: Adult - R10 and Children - R5.