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Freedom Park

Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 336 4000
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Freedom Park is the South African tale in the voice of the South African people. Using our unique culture, heritage, history and spirituality, it tells of the events that shaped us and why we are who we are today. It is the heart and soul of our nation captured in one breathtaking space.Situated close to our capital's city centre, Freedom Park stands as a memorial to what we have achieved as a nation. Most importantly, it stands as a beacon to guide all South Africans on the route of hope and patriotism to a proudly united nation. Freedom Park urge use to experience and appreciate our history, to walk where our ancestors have walked and to learn about our shared heritage as brothers and sisters.Go on a guided tour of Freedom Park at 09h00, 12h00 or 15h00; or take a self-guided tour. We are open 7 days a week, except on Good Friday and Christmas Day.
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Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My visit to Freedom Park was a spur of the moment decision, but I am glad that I took the time to go there. It was informative and I left there with renewed respect for those who lived in that era. The museum was a...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This park has one of the best museums I have ever visited and a host of other experiences that are moving and memorable. I am a museum professional and was blown away by the thoroughly de-colonized museum and its wonderful, engaging displays. You are treated...More

Thank HyperboreanTom
Reviewed 6 November 2017

This place will leave loads of memories on any visitor. It is ideal for visitors with history learning in mind; those who want to taste tranquillity in excellence; and anyone who wants to have a good outing.

Thank 325rudzanim
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Freedom Park is a one-of-a-kind site; integrating all the events that made South Africa the country it is today via storytelling and exhibitions. The architecture is extremely symbolic and it is cleverly located to have a 360 view of the city and its major landmarks....More

Thank Lana M
Reviewed 31 October 2017

No far fro CBD You need 3 to 4 hours if you take a tour Check the tour times Our guide was fantastic and gave a balanced perspective to the Park and the recent history that it commemorates. Restaurant was closed but that is perhaps...More

Thank kenjmuir
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Freedom Park touched me in various ways. The attraction is well planned and laid out and the topics covered are relevant in many ways. Wish I had more time here.

Thank FireflyAfrica
Reviewed 14 October 2017

This is a must for a visit to Pretoria. Beautiful gardens and view, a small but well kept museum and a very moving walk through history that pays tribute to those who have suffered in our past. It has places to sit quietly to ponder...More

1  Thank ELane61
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Visited yesterday with guests from Australia. Eternal flame extinguished. Pool of water empty. No hallowed ambience as there should be.

1  Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It might be interesting to some people, but we found it quite boring. Will not take my guests there...

2  Thank andreblignaut
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This is a special place, which should not be missed. It's built on a hill overlooking Pretoria, and is a celebration of the lives given by South Africans in a series of wars in order to win freedom. The walls of remembrance with the names...More

1  Thank lastword2016
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