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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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Popped into the museum on our way down to Port Alfred. Anton van Wouw’s statues are entirely awesome and well worth seeing. Museum itself hasn’t left the 70’s but still an interesting and education experience.
I watched the introductory video before going around the museum. I was expecting a bit more information about the Boer war but it was mainly about the building so a bit disappointing.
The exhibits however were very well laid out and gave a good amount...More
Really a hidden part of South African history in the modern and democratic environment of South Africa. A sad and emotional place where the true spirit of Africa history and struggles can be experienced.
The Monument is an impressive Nationalist symbol and the architecture and...More
The museum and its surrounding memorials are beautifully kept and managed. The staff are very polite and helpful. The exhibits were obviously planned with care. The large Reisacher paintings of the major battles are breathtaking and deserve time to be admired. I am thankful that...More
The museum is in peaceful grounds that include various memorials including the sad memorial to the women and children who died, some impressive memorial statues, a few guns and carriages, a train (not an armoured train), a blockhouse, a hospital (not open when I was...More
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.
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
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
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
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 wheelchair. Feel free to ask if you have anymore questions. Kind Regards.