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Anglo Boer War Museum

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 4:30 AM
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Long overdue visit

An amazing place. Steeped in history, as lots of Bloemfontein is. This monument and muesem are a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Impressive and deeply moving

As a Brit living in South Africa I have learned, studied and visited most of the sites and battles... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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One of the most significant events in the history of South Africa was the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Although the protagonists were Britain and the two Boer Republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, the population of South Africa as a...more
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Monument Road, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing place. Steeped in history, as lots of Bloemfontein is. This monument and muesem are a must visit. Cleary updated to show a more diverse and balanced history of the country during those tumultuous times, nevertheless long overdue and well put across. A sad...More

Thank ColmV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a Brit living in South Africa I have learned, studied and visited most of the sites and battles of the Anglo Boer war. Sadly it was a subject that was eclipsed by the First and Second world wars for those of my generation. However...More

Thank postscript65
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Travelling through ZA this is a black page in the countries history. The Anglo-Boer was saw British concentration camps in which many children and women perished, all to break the spirit of the Boer fighters...sad place, but educational. If you go to Bloemfontein, this is...More

Thank Frank_Frambach
Reviewed 14 August 2018

we visit there every month as a society we belong to has their regular meeting there. Very well kept up end well worth a visit.

Thank Peterwdennis
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Very nice and educational. Well-kept and a lot of information. Better than expected but it could use a café / restaurant to sit down and have something to eat and drink. Best place we visited in Bloemfontein.

Thank Estelle D
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

This is an experience, it was very educational and emotional being here and learning about what happened during this time. Very neat and clean place to be.

Thank maryna1983
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Wow! What a emotional visit! The entire experience was so incredibly heartbreaking but so worth the visit. I was blown away by the history, that humans could be so cruel,that others could be so steadfast and determined. The history as it is never told. I...More

1  Thank Yvonne C
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We came to this museum with my eight year old and my father-in-law who is in his seventies, and we all found it interesting. It was easy to find, beautifully laid out with outdoor and indoor exhibits and a very moving memorial to those women...More

1  Thank becsmoore
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

Anglo-Boer War Museum is a museum dedicated to the conflict at the turn of the 20th century. National Women’s Memorial is just outside of the museum and is worth a look before or after the visit. For a non-South African, it was interesting to learn...More

Thank thelonious22
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Attractive, pristine and very affordable museum. No photography is allowed inside, which makes it a MUST SEE.

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23 April 2018|
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Response from ABOMuseum | Property representative |
Hello Mel7mm, yes the Museum is wheelchair friendly. We have elevators to all the floors as well as a wheelchair specific lift at the hall that cannot be accessed through the normal elevators. All 7 halls are reachable by... More
28 February 2017|
Response from ABOMuseum | Property representative |
Good day, yes the Museum is open on Saturday's from 10:00 - 17:00 and on Sunday's from 11:00 - 17:00. Entrance fee is: Adult - R10 and Children - R5.