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Lindfield Victorian House Museum

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What a gem

A gotta see, was just taking a USA visitor but got sucked into the most memorable experience of by... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2014
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Fascinating and such good value for money

A fascinating tour. Ms Love has a knowledge of Victoriana that is completely astounding. She leads... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2014
Hove, United Kingdom
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(Open by appointment only.) The stories that lived (and still live) within the walls of the Lindfield Victorian House Museum tell a tale of Johannesburg during an era that, more than any other, shaped urban Johannesburg as we know it today. A tale...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
72 Richmond Avenue | Entrance Greenlands Road, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 726 2932
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Reviewed 13 December 2014

A gotta see, was just taking a USA visitor but got sucked into the most memorable experience of by gone era. Miss Love being the superior hostess and owner! Just do it!

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank RonD1264
Reviewed 19 November 2014

A fascinating tour. Ms Love has a knowledge of Victoriana that is completely astounding. She leads you through the different rooms of the house, waits for you to pick out an object that catches your eye, and from invariably leads the most fascinating tales of...More

Date of experience: July 2014
5  Thank NickMikeburger
Reviewed 15 November 2014

Katharine Love greets you in Victorian era dress and opens the gate so that you can park your 21st century conveyance and enter into what must be one of the most authentic collection of rooms in a delightful house. The house is crammed with Victoriana...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Reviewed 6 November 2014

My husband and I with our U3A Group enjoyed a wonderful experience at the Lindfield House yesterday. Having heard good reports of this worthwhile visit we anticipated a good morning out, but it far excelled our expectations. The owner of the property grew up in...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank Maureen D
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This museum is a fascinating step back in time to the Victorian era, and the collection of treasures contained within is nothing short of breathtaking. Katharine has an amazing wealth of knowledge and the passion with which she conducts the tour is truly inspiring. Absolute...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank AnnJHB
Reviewed 26 October 2014

This not so well known jewel is not to be missed. From the very moment you step over the threshold you are transformed into a by gone era. Each room is a treasure trove of the entire Victorian and Edwardian era. Each room emulates how...More

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank carol o o
Reviewed 14 October 2014

The exterior of Lindfield House is rather bedraggled. The verandah no less so. But step through the entrance door and be whisked away to another century with a softly spoken hostess dressed in the vernacular of a serving maid of that century. The rooms are...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank MOYENI
Reviewed 22 September 2014

I celebrated my 46th Birthday with my Parents, my Partner and my youngest Daughter and her Boyfriend at the Lindfield Victoria House Museum. Katherine and her Friend Peer have an extensive knowledge of the Victorian times. The Home is an amazing living Museum of such...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank WalterMarion
Reviewed 24 August 2014

This gem of a museum in Auckland Park has provided me with two of my most stimulating mornings in Johannesburg. It is a complete reconstruction of a Victorian era house by Guardian of the Past Katharine Love. The medicine cabinet is stocked with Victorian medicines,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
3  Thank carinsheli
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Visited this amazing museum with 6 girlfriends...we were all in awe of the magnificence of this truly well run privately owned museum. Katherine the owner & guide is more than knowledgeable on her subject - grew up & lives in the home today & has...More

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank BeverlyRampf
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