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Excellent museum

Excellent museum ,lots of information ,well displayed but you must know what happened Staff does... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Faan01
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Ladysmith,South Africa
Worth a visit

We called here as part of a guided tour to Spionkop and Cyril, our Ilios guide, gave us a summary... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
sandylindsay
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Larne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The information presented about the seige of Ladysmith was pretty dry and I left feeling not very engaged with the event. The visitor experience appears not to have developed since the museum was opened in the 1970s - reproductions of newspaper reports, artifacts in glass...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Orlamunde
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent museum ,lots of information ,well displayed but you must know what happened Staff does not have any knowledge about the Anglo/Boer war

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Faan01
Reviewed 18 December 2018

Worth a visit simply amazing. must visit if in the area. Very interesting to see artifacts and weapons.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LUTCHMEE
Reviewed 27 October 2018

We called here as part of a guided tour to Spionkop and Cyril, our Ilios guide, gave us a summary of the siege. We then had time to walk round and study the information boards to get a better picture. It was a very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sandylindsay
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Made a 100k detour to visit this morning. Open according to their web site Sat morning 9 to 12. Closed. Not a soul in sight. Sign outside even said open 9 to 1. We were there at 10.30.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank BarryfromTantobie
Reviewed 14 June 2018

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Vielreisende R
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

very well laid out. like stepping into the past. each room a good history lesson. each side well represented and the timeline explained well.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank merlebat
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank annaliend2016
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This little museum is jam packed with exhibits and memorabilia all with extensive notes and explanations in English, Afrikaans and Zulu. Set aside at least an hour.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank NickandMaretha
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Enlightening visit to the Siege Museum, helped me understand the Anglo- Boer War, and learnb about some of the big names I see on our streets.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank elliotn230
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