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Freedom Park

Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 336 4000
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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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Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 336 4000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I am uncertain why this museum and park don't attract better interest. The staff were super friendly, perhaps excited at receiving visitors on a Tuesday morning? The museum is very well laid out, with some amazing art work. Travel through time with the civilizations in...More

Thank nikkijane2016
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Freedom Park is situated on Salvokop in Pretoria. It includes a memorial with a list of the names of those killed in the South African Wars, World War I, World War II as well as during the apartheid era. Nice architecture and landscaping. But be...More

Thank 1vinodsharma1
Reviewed 28 April 2017

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...More

Thank rhonethm
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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...More

Thank Produsa
Reviewed 7 April 2017

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...More

1  Thank Awethu_International
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...More

1  Thank Linda J
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...More

Thank acdc_sa
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...

2  Thank genie1987
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.

Thank G00dV1bes
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...More

2  Thank Torm_UI
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