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We went to visit Soweto but, as much as I remembered some facts as I grew up, in the Western World most of the events during the Apartheid years were kept "secret". The museum is well kept and the display is easy, giving all the...More
I didn’t know about this history of South Africa so it was a great surprise to visit and discover it. So I would recommend to everyone who doesn’t know about the protest taken in Soweto and how they ended
This should be the most interesting museum in Soweto and it was, but now half the videos are not working the toilets need fixing the lovely shop closed down. I am a tour guide and no longer wish to take people there, I have contacted...More
This museum delves into the student movements against apartheid, and is named after the youngest person to be killed during the first demonstration. It is an important place to visit and will give travelers insight into some of the recent history of Soweto and South...More
Hector Pieterson was murdered during student protests against Apartheid. This museum explains how Apartheid impacted students and was used to deny them an education and basic human rights. Its a moving piece of history and very well presented. It helps put in perspective this important...More
Response from douglast856 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would consider it 'safe' for children. Age will be a factor in their understanding of the cause and consequences of Hector's death. This is a memorial for Hector, and an museum of the period around his death.