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Maropeng Visitor Centre
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We spent a day at Maropeng, then decided to stay at the Maropeng Boutique Hotel next door. The museum is extraordinary, showing the history of mankind through a number of different mediums, including videos, a boat ride and interactive displays. There are food and souvenir shops within the complex and amply parking.

Thank Carol H
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Lindsay M, Curator at Maropeng Visitor Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Carol H

Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. We are delighted you enjoyed the visit and we hope you will visit again soon.

Regards

Lindsay Marshall

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

as much of the explanatory material is the same. If you are capable of doing the cave, spend your time at Sterkfontein then pop in for 30 minutes to see actual fossils and cave replica here. Drawback at both venues was the difficulty reading explanatory text printed on glass panels that are backlit (aesthetically pleasing, but self-defeating for trying to convey information). Also very crowded and loud here.

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

What a great place to visit! you can see real bones of a recently discovered species and the museum is really interesting. Kids would love it. Adults enjoy it. Surprisingly good.

Thank Phil W
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Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic experience. I would wholeheartedly recommend this place. Fabulous! It takes you from the beginning of time and talks about the development of humankind. Not to be missed!

Thank Helen S
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

We visited the centre for lunch. Wow. The visitors centre has a beautiful view and the inside is a story on its own. Great restaurant that serves awesome food. Really cannot wait to go back.

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