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Liliesleaf Farm & Museum

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7 George Avenue, Rivonia 2128, South Africa
+27 11 803 7882
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Surprise location and info

Well, never could have guessed this brillant location site. Still hidden in plain site. Love the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pivotal role in south african struggle history

Any ardent follower of the struggle for independence in South Africa would be well acquainted with... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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7 George Avenue, Rivonia 2128, South Africa
+27 11 803 7882
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Well, never could have guessed this brillant location site. Still hidden in plain site. Love the idea the revolution was happening in plain site on a lillywhite neighborhood street. Brillant.

Thank D O D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Any ardent follower of the struggle for independence in South Africa would be well acquainted with the Rivonia trial and Liliesleaf farm. The efflux of time and the erection of the centre in close proximity to the historical buildings on this site, detracts from this...More

Thank Bhoops2011
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An hour or two isn't enough. Take your time. The displays and videos encourage you to think and imagine as you walk through the grounds of a key point in South Africa's history, reflecting in equal measure on injustice and courage. Perhaps what surprised me...More

Thank robr590
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Liliesleaf Farm is an important location in the history of the anti apartheid movement. It is the location where Nelson Mandela hit out and met with his organization immediately prior to his arrest and imprisonment. Given a choice, the Apartheid Museum is larger, had a...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I felt like I needed to get to my nearest bookstore to buy every book about the Rivonia trail and how it all happened. What a treasure this place is and I am so proud that they have maintained it so well. The entire place...More

Thank Masechaba M
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Located in the outskirts of Johannesburg, this is a wonderfully restored historical site and interactive museum. Chronically the equality movement of Nelson Mandela and the ANC, visitors should plan on. 2 plus hour visit to take in the short films and tours.

Thank DougcpW
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Although my visit was brief the farm left a huge impression on me. A place steeped in history and showcasing the struggles and drive that was shown by great leaders to get the country on the path that it is now. A must visit to...More

Thank Kyle W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

a fascinating place, with storied past. This is the place where the arrest of the ANC activists comes alive. We learned so much, and it is a very interactive museum. Tracy was our fantastic guide, passionate about this time in history. We loved spending time...More

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A small museum, packed with interest and interactive ways of conveying something of the people and the events of not so long ago, but of a sad and different time. heroism, idealism and bravery all show through. you need at least 1.5 hours, and could...More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 4 June 2017

From the moment you walk through the gates there is a feeling of amazing history. This is where it all began for the end of aparteid. Great displays and preservation of history. A great cafe for lunch. Very good facilities

Thank Cuddlefi5h
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Steve H
15 August 2016|
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Response from ElizabethFlan43 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a long time to answer - it 's either going to be relevant or not. An hour is not really enough time to absorb yourself in it's complete history. If you just want a quick walk round that's fine, but there... More