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James Hall Museum of Transport

Pioneers' Park, Rosettenville Road | La Rochelle, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 435 9718
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Pioneers' Park, Rosettenville Road | La Rochelle, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We try to do the ‘tourist in your own city’ thing on long weekends. Have driven past many times. Finally went in today. Looks like a bit of a throwback to the 70’s but what a pleasure. The staff is friendly and helpful. The exhibits...More

Thank Jacques W
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

The museum has some really good displays and it was wonderful to see them. Entrance is free and the place seems to run on donations. The sad part is that the museum is not properly maintained. Upstairs all the display cases had dust on them...More

Thank chillier455
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

If you are at all interested in transport of the history of transport then this excellent museum is worth a visit, Take the Red tourist bus tour and allow an hour ... A good collection of trans and cars - and a couple of steam...More

Thank StevieCCD
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

My wife found this museum after a Google search..we wanted to take our 3 year old vehicle enthusiast to someplace other than a park or the zoo. We took a chance on this place especially since its located in a not so happening part of...More

Thank Love_Beaches007
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

Lots of vintage cars, bicycles, motorbikes, trams, buses, fire engines, carriages. Well laid out with plenty of walking space. Although some is up some stairs, those who are physically disabled could still see plenty of the museum without going up stairs. Ground floor areas are...More

Thank HelenChristmas
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

Wasn't aware of the museum until passing it on the Hop on/Hop off bus and stopped on our second day. It was one man's collection and contains types of transport including a london bus. It's run by volunteers and they were extremely helpful and very...More

Thank amanda2207
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Loads of vintage cars. Interesting transport types. Located in a not so busy area. Young boys and car enthusiasts will enjoy.

Thank RoshneeG2803
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Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

A must to see when visiting Joberg , Free no ticket. Start with various types of horsecarraige on loft followed by vintage cars , trams, old fire stations and not to miss Beetle

Thank Hemant T
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Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit! Old cars, busses, wagons, bikes etc. Clean and well exibited. No entrance fee but they do expect a donation at the door.

Thank Christine L
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went here years ago and returned to try and relive some of those memories....Every bit as good as I remember it being full of history...

Thank Simon C
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