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The exhibition is smaller than expected, though the siege happened exactly there, nevertheless it is quite interesting. I was reading Giles Foden's novel about the siege at this time, so we made this little detour, which -without- we wouldn't have done - and wouldn't have...More
We visited the museum and learned a lot about the history of Ladysmith. Very interesting displays. Lots of historical information regarding the Anglo Boer War and the roles that everyone played during the war. Entrance fee is only R11. Discount for kids and pensioners. Good...More
The museum is located in the centre of the town. It is surrounded by litter and hawkers napping on the benches. However, this museum was recommended to me by various people, and when I walked in, I immediately knew why. I was greeted by two...More
We had specifically planned our trip to start with a visit to the Siege Museum and arrived at the museum at the advertised opening time on Saturday 27th January. Although waiting for 30 minutes, museum remained shut. Outside area not very welcoming, weeds and litter....More
First of all, if you are not interested in history, or have no general information about the history of South-Africa, it's best to skip this museum.
But, if you are interested in the history of the Anglo-Boer war in South-Africa, this is a must-see. There...More