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“An emotional visit to the SA Apartheid Museum”
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Apartheid Museum
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Apartheid Museum Tour in Johannesburg
Ranked #1 of 184 things to do in Johannesburg
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Owner description: This museum is architecturally interesting and packed with thoughtful, often brutal, reminders of South Africa’s history.
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

As a white SA born in 1963, my visit was an emotional experience. The museum is very well done and realistically represented. I was disappointed that I had only allocated 90 minutes as I could have spent hours there. I loved everything about it - the starkness, the entrance, the photographs - very well thought out and displayed.
I'm not sure why I felt like crying for most of the visit, but I did. I feel that every South African owes it to themselves and their fellow countrymen to make the time to reflect on our tragic history.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The museum is ok. It helps to have a better understanding of how the life was back during the times of Apartheid. But I found it a bit confusing since it has too much information and kind of randomly sorted. Also, it takes too long to see everything, long texts and no audio-guide or guides available.
Being one of the main attractions it could be more interactive.

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Reviewed 4 October 2017

The Apartheid Museum is a must do in tandem with Constitution Hill. Both offer you a solid sense of South Africa's history, the inhumane treatment that others suffered, and the ultimate rise of those being oppressed.

Thank NKyKS
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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Nice place to learn more about South Africa history during apartheid . You can also visit gold reef city and learn about the beginning of mining in South Africa. It's a historical place of gold mines .it is a place to be when you are in the country.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Very well organized and presented. A lot of reading. Take at your own pace. Loved the "classification" idea at entrance.

Thank Kriss B
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