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James Hall Museum of Transport

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Pioneers' Park, Rosettenville Road | La Rochelle, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 435 9718
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This museum has an endless supply of interesting transport exhibits. It has 4 large halls and an external section as well. It took us hours to walk through and we were amazed around every corner. From horse drawn carts to Eskom's first electric car (1974...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NadiaNilsen
Reviewed 6 December 2018

Two stories of every kind of transporation you can imagine. A collection that just goes on and on out the door into the next building. Fun for the whole family and just stroll and browse at your leisure with no time frame. And the best...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jakartamoon
Reviewed 19 November 2018

We had an awesome visit. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. We got to have a look at everything at our own pace which we enjoy because we have a 4 year old who loves doing his own thing. It was very family friendly. My...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MrsHiralal
Reviewed 10 November 2018

If you are interested in transport then then you’ll enjoy this museum. The exhibits are not restored but in very original condition and there is a good selection of cars, bike, buses and agricultural machinery from around the world. There is some quite unusual and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Freedom14572334327
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Dont expect a "flashy" European Motor Museums but its a veritable treasure trove of old horse drawn carriages, cars, trolley buses , motor buses , fire engines , and associated paraphernalia Gave us new insight into South Africa's transport through the ages. For instance never...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevan T
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Very little known, this place offers amazing examples of bygone methods of transport, from cars and trains to horse-drawn carriages, great experience for engineering aficionados

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank KenH2549
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We made our way here as one of the stops on a bachelors as he is an avid classic car fan, as am I (but not to the same extent as he is). The place is quite out of the way from most attractions so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ianstagib
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jacques W
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Chris H
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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