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Address: Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
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+27 12 336 4000
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Freedom Park is the South African tale in the voice of the South African...

Freedom Park is the South African tale in the voice of the South African people. Using our unique culture, heritage, history and spirituality, it tells of the events that shaped us and why we are who we are today. It is the heart and soul of our nation captured in one breathtaking space.Situated close to our capital's city centre, Freedom Park stands as a memorial to what we have achieved as a nation. Most importantly, it stands as a beacon to guide all South Africans on the route of hope and patriotism to a proudly united nation. Freedom Park urge use to experience and appreciate our history, to walk where our ancestors have walked and to learn about our shared heritage as brothers and sisters.Go on a guided tour of Freedom Park at 09h00, 12h00 or 15h00; or take a self-guided tour. We are open 7 days a week, except on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

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Apart from the display of South African struggle history the actual grounds and complex that it is located in are superb. There is beautiful architectural design and spaces around... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there to exercise and we got more than we wanted. It's a long walk from the car park to the top of the hill. So it was perfect for exercise. The view at the top of the hill made the effort to get there all worth it.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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83 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Apart from the display of South African struggle history the actual grounds and complex that it is located in are superb. There is beautiful architectural design and spaces around the entire perimeter of the area that will allow for wonderful strolls, places to sit and places to picnic. A really relaxing day out. So even if history is not your... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I loved the architecture and the landscaping. Great views over the city. The entrance is through a dodgy part of town, but it is now linked with the Voortrekker Monument and I would advise that you enter that way. Also visit the fort in between the two.

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Thank Awethu_International
Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Part of the park was closed for a function but we spent 2 hours in the amazing museum.Such an eclectic collection in a really modern unusual style of architectural building.I'm sure anything and everything about Africa is in this museum somewhere.Very different types of displays,audiovisual,interactive,static displays ,taped interviews movies.Incredibly interesting.You almost need to visit over several days because there is... More 

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Thank Linda J
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We love going to Freedom park, absolutely beautiful museum and architecture. So proud of being South African, and coming here always reminds me why we have so much to be proud of. BUT pack something to eat, the restaurant is EXORBITANTLY expensive! Paid R145 per serving of fish and chips, stupidly didn't ask first how much it cost beforehand and... More 

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Thank acdc_sa
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I never thought that FP would be so awesome. It's neat, beautiful architecture, modern museum the landscape design blew me away...

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Nice museumgood day out but i would advise you to go early enough in the day i arrived in the afternoon and didnt have enough time to get from the museum to the outside shown in the picture its a long walk.

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Thank G00dV1bes
Pretoria, South Africa
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Even the United Nations Genocide Memorial in Rwanda lists the death of 57000 South Africans of all colors in concentration camps in 1901 as a recognized Genocide, but the expensive but poorly maintained Freedom Park ignores that. This park, paid for by taxfunds at exorbitant costs (crony contractor "fat"?) selects bits of history, sometimes unproven, to exhibit for propaganda purposes.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Freedom Park is another of Pretoria's little hidden gems I never get tired of visiting. A visit to this world class museum and surrounding gardens is a must. The thought that has gone into the design of the indigenous garden, the water features and symbolic spaces is most impressive. Nowhere else have I ever experienced the tranquility of this park.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed 15 January 2017

Here is a stunning world class museum in a beautiful building and fantastic parkland. It was built over a period of 10 years and is largely complete, but there are still a lot of improvements they are wanting to make over time. The building itself looks great & the internal spaces & flow invites you to spend time lingering on... More 

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