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AECI Dynamite Factory Museum

2 Main Street | Modderfontein, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 606 3206
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Beautifully maintained museum and gardens

I was not sure whether to drive a bit far from my home to a "Dynamite Museum"- thanks that I went... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2016
Johannesburg, South Africa
Insights into history

The museum is well worth a visit as it provides insights into the start of one of the largest... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2015
Johannesburg, South Africa
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26 Apr 2016
“Beautifully maintained museum and gardens”
29 Dec 2015
“Insights into history”
2 Main Street | Modderfontein, Johannesburg 2001, South Africa
+27 11 606 3206
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Reviewed 26 April 2016

I was not sure whether to drive a bit far from my home to a "Dynamite Museum"- thanks that I went!. It is so interesting part of Johannesburg and SA history with the names of many famous SA personalities who were involved in introduction of...More

1  Thank Danutam_12
Reviewed 29 December 2015

The museum is well worth a visit as it provides insights into the start of one of the largest explosives factories in the world. Although worth a visit, the museum is not very big and will take the average visitor less than an hour to...More

Thank Albertgerber
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Excellent. You are transported to another lifetime. Well executed and extremely interesting. Worth a visit!

1  Thank 122gillr
Reviewed 3 March 2015

A real find. recommended by someone on Facebook and happy I went. Good exhibit, also an opportunity to get to grips with the history, both of Dynamite and Nobel and the South African past, Dutch, English, Boers and all. And its free!

1  Thank LQM1507
Reviewed 17 May 2013

Its one of those lovely surpriswes, and Modderfontein is the best for history in the whole of Joburg. Very interesting stuff when you dig!

Thank Piet14
Reviewed 20 December 2012

The history of dynamite manufacture in South Africa, artefacts from the (still-working) factory, and displays about the people who made it all happen are crammed into the first Factory Manager's house. There's something for everyone.

4  Thank Time_Traveller061
Reviewed 8 December 2012

Lovely surroundings, interesting aspect of the history of Johannesburg, gold mining and the development of early industry in the Transvaal I also grew up in Modderfontein, so it is fairly special

2  Thank FranJozi
Reviewed 1 February 2012

Informative, great day outing. This museum will always have a special place in my memories as I grew up on Modderfontein.

3  Thank Ryath20
Reviewed 19 January 2012

very intesting and enjoy myself to see all there stuff , yes for more

1  Thank tripadRandburg
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Interesting and the exhibits are good too. Worth a visit.

1  Thank EDiedericks
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