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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
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+27 12 336 4000
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"eternal flame"
in 8 reviews
"guided tour"
in 12 reviews
"voortrekker monument"
in 24 reviews
"south africans"
in 10 reviews
"modern museum"
in 4 reviews
"apartheid era"
in 6 reviews
"world class museum"
in 2 reviews
"various ways"
in 2 reviews
"information provided"
in 2 reviews
"recent history"
in 2 reviews
"an interesting place to visit"
in 2 reviews
"their lives"
in 3 reviews
"two hours"
in 5 reviews
"certainly worth a visit"
in 2 reviews
"entry fee"
in 3 reviews
"beautiful architecture"
in 2 reviews
"struggle"
in 11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have an interest in "the struggle" then you may find this an interesting place to visit. However, if your time is limited, there are many other places nearby that are much more interesting

Thank MikeMouse2910
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Reviewed 12 June 2018 via mobile

A nice lesson in history. Very well maintianed and beautifully documented . The displays are also very well catelogged!

Thank kodasrivatsa
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Reviewed 7 June 2018

Our family loved the park. The park is much bigger than we first realised, spent over two hours walking around. Well designed and thought out. Great views over Pretoria. We went on a Sunday morning and where literally the only people there.

Thank Big_Red_C
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

For a National Monument the signage is BAD!!! Not even Google maps can take you to gates. Not good!!!!

Thank Gerhard V
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

The site has been very attractively designed to commemorate all South Africans who have struggled for freedom and democracy. It includes a well laid out museum which provides a brief overview of the history of the country form the origins of the earth, through the...More

Thank Anna B
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Definitely a must see for all South Africans, but please do it with a guide so that you get the full experience. Food wasn’t great and the staff seemed confused and disorganized, however despite that haven’t stopped talking about it to people

Thank Shaun B
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I take our international guests here all the time, in conjunction with the Voortrekker Monument. Be sure to ask for headphones, and set aside at least 3 to 4 hours to meander and enjoy coffee or a bite to eat at the end of the...More

Thank Arina J
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully designed attraction right at the “gates” of Pretoria. It stands as stark contrast to the Voortrekker museum on the hill opposite. Apart from the historical museum display, the narrative of which for many white South Africans may may seem to have...More

2  Thank Produsa
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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We went up there because we had read somewhere that the freedom park would give a nice view of the city. We were surprised to find a museum dedicated to telling the struggle of the apartheid. The museum itself has a good staff and a...More

3  Thank Jacob L
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Try to read this review in conjunction with the one I wrote on the Voortrekker Monument The museum is a beautiful structure and very well curated with very interesting exhibits and interactive features. It basically covers two main aspects with an emphasis on South Africa...More

2  Thank ToTrebor
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