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Address: Saint Hill Manor, Johannesburg, South Africa
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L. Ron Hubbard is a very interesting person and led a fascinating life. This is probably of most interest to Scientologists, but anyone who would like to know more about Hubbard... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2016
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

Ron Hubbard stayed in south Africa for a while at the height of apartheid when most people of conscience stayed away. For some reason, they scientologists are trying to make the rather undistinguished house where he stayed into a museum - although they do not have planning permission to do this; the apprently think that scientologists are not bound by... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2016

L. Ron Hubbard is a very interesting person and led a fascinating life. This is probably of most interest to Scientologists, but anyone who would like to know more about Hubbard will leave more educated about him as a person. When I went, there were some Scientologists being toured as well as some people who weren't Scientologists and all seemed... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Was surprised to hear LRH lived in Jo'burg and given the press him and Scientology get I was keen to go and check it out. In a group. Honestly, I'd never go alone. The architecture and some of the design details are very interesting and the view is incredible. A lot of effort has been put in restoring his home... More 

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Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

L. Ron Hubbard led an amazing life. I truly enjoyed learning all about his time in South Africa. Informative and a must-see.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015

Why go see a house like this? Your entire visit is spend avoiding recruitment. They are relentless, all the materials are about an American. Unless you enjoy talking with brainwashed salesmen give this a miss.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2013

it was a revelation to find out, through a very inspiring tour, what L Ron Hubbard did in his life and how he contributed to a better society. His work in so many fields is admirable and the tour is an eye opener.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Stunning view. Beautifully kept property. Gave you that feeling you went back in time to the 70's . very well preserved.

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Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2012

Dont like what he represents and the house was too staid and very tricky in the fact that it suggested positive things to force you to be part of them.

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