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The museum is so powerful and eye opening. It really puts into context how recently South Africa went through the Apartheid and the impressive progress they have made since then. We spent about 3 hours there, but could have spent even longer.
You fill how the apartheid was.
You get impressed by the atrocities that were done by the whites.
You get touched how Mandela got to manage all the regime.
It is a must in Joannesburg.
Worth the money.
I heard so much about apartheid, but never like this. The Museum makes a wonderful expression, with all its collections and rich presentation. The pillars at the entry, two gates (White n Non-white) nicely shape one's mind about what is going to be unveiled inside....More
The museum is absolutely chocked full of information and offers 2 options (no difference in price) depending on how much time you have. The 1hr tour you can follow the black signs that are posted which means you will skip lots of stuff, otherwise follow...More
After doing a self-guided tour of the American Civil Rights movement and monuments earlier this year I thought I was ready to see the Apartheid Museum. Not so much. First, the architecture makes a vivid, bold, stark setting; the entrance directs you through one of...More
How did Apartheid happen? How was it undone? How did Apartheid impact the citizens of South Africa. I grew up in the USA and in school I learned little about South Africa’s struggle for freedom This museum attempts to answer these questions and I left...More
Whether it was the pouring rain that dampened my spirits, or whether it was under par anyway is the question. I feel it is the latter. There is plenty of information, but it is haphazardly laid out and confusing to follow in any particular chronological...More
Building is very well maintained. Artworks and displays are neat. Information and representations are very biased. Information on why apartheid occurred, viewpoints from all sides, how it ended, why it ended, what happened during the suppression etc needs to be accurate for people and tourists...More