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Liliesleaf Farm & Museum

Closed Now: 09:00 - 16:00
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Excellent inforrnation about a hidden past

Wonderful journey which everyone needs to see. Easy access and surprising elements, go throughto... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ChristelleC
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Interesting if you are interested in the modern history of South Africa

Well worth a visit if you are interested in ANC, but also paints a picture of South Africa during... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
JonasP
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Stockholm
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7 George Avenue, Rivonia, Sandton 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a museum, it is well done for people who don't know the history and certainly worth a visit. But for people who want to see how it was when Nelson Mandela lived there and was arrested there. It has been changed beyond recognition. I...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful journey which everyone needs to see. Easy access and surprising elements, go throughto the end.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ChristelleC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if you are interested in ANC, but also paints a picture of South Africa during the days of apartheid. The farm has been restored and building are used as exhibition space. For a Swede, particularly interesting to understand the support from...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank JonasP
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I would like to say I knew more of the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa before our visit, but I didn’t know nearly enough. This was very interesting and informative site. The displays and information were well done and really gave us a feel...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank marymI2092ZQ
Reviewed 22 October 2018

It is a very interesting place to visit, we spent more than two hours there, but it would have been better to stay three full hours. In the main house and in the other rooms there are a lot of explicative posters, video and audio...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank flafla_06
Reviewed 22 October 2018

The place is neat and tidy, staff is friendly. Exhibitions are on world standard. This place is situated in a quiet farm within the suburbs of Rivonia where the High Command of the Mkonto Wesizwe used to hide and operate from.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

A fascinating and thought provoking exhibition of the impact of and struggle against the evils of apartheid. The farm is

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

Located just minutes from Sandton, this historic site gives vital information on the struggle against apartheid as well as the trail and imprisonment that lead to the national struggle.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank advantageintl2
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

It was a large farm. Now, it is in the burbs and surrounded by housing. The site itself has a few large concrete buildings on it that have destroyed the place that it was in 1963. Thevold house is a super building. Built in the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank expectantcustomer
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This is museum where you really touch detailed history. Interesting documentation of living hidden and police raid with photoes and stories. Not at all as massive as Apartheid Museum, but somehow touched us more. Here also free photographing - and much friendlier staff!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ettelbruck
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Steve H
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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
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