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Liliesleaf Farm & Museum

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Excellent inforrnation about a hidden past

Wonderful journey which everyone needs to see. Easy access and surprising elements, go throughto... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ChristelleC
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Interesting if you are interested in the modern history of South Africa

Well worth a visit if you are interested in ANC, but also paints a picture of South Africa during... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JonasP
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Stockholm
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7 George Avenue, Rivonia, Sandton 2191, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful journey which everyone needs to see. Easy access and surprising elements, go throughto the end.

Thank ChristelleC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a visit if you are interested in ANC, but also paints a picture of South Africa during the days of apartheid. The farm has been restored and building are used as exhibition space. For a Swede, particularly interesting to understand the support from...More

Thank JonasP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would like to say I knew more of the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa before our visit, but I didn’t know nearly enough. This was very interesting and informative site. The displays and information were well done and really gave us a feel...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a very interesting place to visit, we spent more than two hours there, but it would have been better to stay three full hours. In the main house and in the other rooms there are a lot of explicative posters, video and audio...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is neat and tidy, staff is friendly. Exhibitions are on world standard. This place is situated in a quiet farm within the suburbs of Rivonia where the High Command of the Mkonto Wesizwe used to hide and operate from.

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating and thought provoking exhibition of the impact of and struggle against the evils of apartheid. The farm is

2  Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located just minutes from Sandton, this historic site gives vital information on the struggle against apartheid as well as the trail and imprisonment that lead to the national struggle.

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Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

It was a large farm. Now, it is in the burbs and surrounded by housing. The site itself has a few large concrete buildings on it that have destroyed the place that it was in 1963. Thevold house is a super building. Built in the...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2018

This is museum where you really touch detailed history. Interesting documentation of living hidden and police raid with photoes and stories. Not at all as massive as Apartheid Museum, but somehow touched us more. Here also free photographing - and much friendlier staff!

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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We spent a fantastic morning exploring the museum with my 2 children. They were totally engrossed with all the exhibits. I would highly recommend it to anyone wanting a comprehensive overview of the South African apartheid history. It is definitely worth taking the time to...More

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Steve H
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Response from ElizabethFlan43 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a long time to answer - it 's either going to be relevant or not. An hour is not really enough time to absorb yourself in it's complete history. If you just want a quick walk round that's fine, but there... More
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