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James Hall Museum of Transport

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Address: Pioneers' Park, Rosettenville Road | La Rochelle, Johannesburg, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 11 435 9718
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Nostalga

What a day out. Nice to see the old and the new, the units looked after and preserved for the coming generations.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Rustenburg, South Africa
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Rustenburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a day out. Nice to see the old and the new, the units looked after and preserved for the coming generations.

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love vintage cars (to see atleast!!), then this place is a heaven. All British era cars, buses, trams, bikes and even bicycles and horse carts, takes you literally through that era. All these old vehicles are very well maintained. This is one of the hop on-off stops of Red Bus city tour.

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Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

I spent around an hour here today looking around, there are actually six exhibit areas, it is a very big space. It is one of the stops on the CitySightseeing bus. Kids would probably enjoy it, for the wide variety of antique cars, bikes, horse-drawn carriages, fire trucks, etc.. I found it a tad dusty, but interesting nonetheless. There were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Interesting and educational best sums up the James Hall Museum of Transport. Showcasing the history of various forms of transportation from the days of the carriage to the era of the motor car, the exhibits at the James Hall Transport Museum are well maintained and very educational. Various automobiles and motorcycles from different eras and manufacturers across the globe as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

it was a good experience. we was there for several hours. lots to see and learn. it is not only about transport. they try to connect it with other forms of since as well

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

No problem with parking. Very few visitors as weather was bad. Mostly under roof and if the lift is operational, wheelchair assasible to all exibits. If lift is out of order, the top section where most horse drawn vehicle are exibited is not acessable. SAD SITUATION. Tuck shop not always operational. Bathroom facleties clean but not always neat. No propper... More 

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Bydgoszcz, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

They re focused on cars, buses trams. The trains collections very small while the cars much better then in may places in Europe. On same days (maybe on per quarter) it is possibility to ride old car, for me was Ford-T. You can also see tram model.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

what a way to spend a lazy day strolling through well laid out history display of transport through the ages

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The museum is on the city sightseeing tour bus route. You can easily hop off to take a look around. The museum has got a few interesting things to look at including old fire engines, double decker buses and an old wagon used at Rorke's Drift. Admission is by donation. Curiously, if the museum wasn't on the hop on/hop off... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

This place is bigger than it looks, its a stop on the hop on hop off bus tour so we thought we would stop. There is no actual admission fee but you leave a donation. We spent just under an hour here. Many if the vehicles had no information, so ypu didnt really know what you were looking at.

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