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Lindfield Victorian House Museum

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72 Richmond Avenue | Entrance Greenlands Road, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 726 2932
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Victorian treasure in Joburg

Anybody who lives in Joburg or visits Joburg has to see this living museum. Katherine can tell you... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2014
Theresa W
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Johannesburg, South Africa
An exciting tour worth doing

What a pleasant surprise! I have lived in close proximity to the Lindfield Victorian House for more... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2014
Anina R
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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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
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72 Richmond Avenue | Entrance Greenlands Road, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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+27 11 726 2932
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"high tea"
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"victorian times"
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"wealth of knowledge"
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"large home"
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"heritage site"
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Reviewed 14 April 2014

Anybody who lives in Joburg or visits Joburg has to see this living museum. Katherine can tell you the history and interesting facts about all the heirlooms and objects in her Victorian mansion. Highlights of the tour included the most amazing doll house and the...More

2  Thank Theresa W
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Reviewed 24 March 2014

What a pleasant surprise! I have lived in close proximity to the Lindfield Victorian House for more than 30 years and never knew of its existence. Visiting the museum and meeting Katherine Love, was a wonderful, informative trip to days gone bye. This lady of...More

1  Thank Anina R
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Reviewed 17 March 2014

Katherine Love and her mother before her have collected am AMAZING variety of Victorian items. She dresses as a lady's maid of the times and explains the hundreds of interesting items- it's like going back in time. Each room in the large home is completely...More

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Reviewed 11 March 2014

This must be one of the most interesting Victorian houses, where the owner still lives and conducts tours. It is an amazing collection of an era gone bye, and the stories of Katherine Love, who has lived in the house most of her life, will...More

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

I found the museum to be absolutely astounding! The beauty, the decor and the brilliance of the hostess, made my experience unforgettable! If you have any desire to see a beautiful part of our history and heritage, look no further than the Lindfield Victorian House...More

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Reviewed 14 February 2014

In one of the oldest suburbs of Johannesburg lies one of the hidden treasures of the city. On an unremarkable street, behind a modest wall, sleeps a hundred year old beauty - a Victorian home seemingly untouched by the hand of time. Lindfield Victorian House...More

Thank Pierre R
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Reviewed 12 February 2014

We had the most interesting, enjoyable and educational afternoon at the Lindfield Victorian House Museum. I took my ten year old daughter and a friend and they were captivated. The museum has the most delightful dollhouse in the nursery and my daughter was enthralled. To...More

1  Thank Teresa A
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Reviewed 9 February 2014

This museum offers a fascinating peep into an era where etiquette, good manners, respect for others and protocol, were paramount. It is filled with amazing items and gadgets of the Victorian era, proving that they were indeed an inventive lot! Beautiful furniture and objets d'art,...More

3  Thank Paul H
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