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An absolute must

Love the way they took care of all the valuables and antiques in the house. A must visit if you... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Durbanville, South Africa
A step back in time

Fantastic tour of the house. To view the house as it once was. The guided tour was brilliant, so... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Route 104 | Old Bronkhorstspruit Road, Pretoria 0001, South Africa
+27 12 790 2302
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Love the way they took care of all the valuables and antiques in the house. A must visit if you love history. Will go again.

Thank louiselategan
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic tour of the house. To view the house as it once was. The guided tour was brilliant, so informative and knowledgeable. She made the experience so interesting! I would recommend this tour to anyone!

Thank Shook84
Reviewed 2 July 2018

The tea garden is nice but the service was poor. Very interesting tour of the museum. A real historic encounter. The gardens are unkept and the children's play area is situated much too far from the museum and tea garden. The play area also needs...More

1  Thank Beefeater7
Reviewed 14 June 2018

We had a very nice picnic here, and went to see the museum too. Its a relaxing atmosphere, very enjoyable for picnics. Beautiful gardens.

Thank EllenCoetzee
Reviewed 7 June 2018

A truly amazing old house, with so much history. The whole family enjoyed our trip. The house is like a time capsule.

Thank Big_Red_C
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

A hidden gem that I revisit every once in a while for a pre-booked picnic and guided tour of the historic house. A must see when in Pretoria!

Thank besteralette
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Order a picnic basket for 4 to enjoy as a family under the trees, or try the bockwurst with potato salad. If you're more of a sweet tooth - apple strudel...You probably can't go wrong with anything you order... Great host and service. Value for...More

Thank BurnToExplore
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Firstly the address on trip advisor is correct but the map is wrong so use address. I went alone and joined a group tour which was at 1pm. Others start at 2.30pm and other times. I enjoyed it because this house is as it was...More

2  Thank DMVEAL
Reviewed 9 March 2018

This is a must do tour of Sammy Marks's mansion. Werner, the German manager of the restaurant under the beautiful old trees, serves amazingly delicious cuisine. Not expensive at all. The tour of the interior of the mansion, is guided by very knowledgeable tour guides,...More

1  Thank CeceliaG32
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Excellent guide, wonderful and interesting house, would definitely go back again, as there was too much to take in!

2  Thank Andy H
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Response from filuguimaraes | Reviewed this property |
I am so very sorry I missed your question, Noah. You can indeed book a special dinner served in the old kitchen of the Museum, as a matter of fact, on the old staff table, next to the gigantic iron coal stove. Set menu... More