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Address: 5th Street | Nelson Mandela Square, Johannesburg 2191, South Africa
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+27 79 545 2703
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The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from...

The exhibition of Nobel Laureates is about peacemakers – men and women from all corners of the globe – who have dedicated their lives to make the world a better place. The exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum celebrates the Nobel Peace Prize Laureates but in particular our own Albert Luthuli, Desmond Tutu, FW de Klerk and Nelson Mandela.

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I was looking for things to do in and around JHB and found the Peacemakers Museum on the list. However never having heard of it, I thought it would be a great visit. It is a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 July 2015
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Finally found it. Could be advertised more. Not all that interesting, lots of pictures, would not bother again.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

I was looking for things to do in and around JHB and found the Peacemakers Museum on the list. However never having heard of it, I thought it would be a great visit. It is a little hidden and few seem to know about it. It was a lovely visit. You get a souvenir coin when you go and the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

I ask no less than four official-looking persons for directions. Nobody has heard of the museum. I gallop and traipse to and fro in a flap and just when I begin to think the museum is a figment of my imagination, I finally locate it. My grumpy mood immediately dissolves at my first sight of the paper birds, suspended as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2014

I like history and this gives a great history of the Nobel Prize. I learned a lot and it is not too much reading. Small, free museum but well worth your time if you are in the area

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 May 2014

It's very small, so I wouldn't make a special trip out of your way to see it, but if you're going to Nelson Mandela Square, it's just inside the mall, and worth a 30 minute visit. It's good to reflect on all the people who won Nobel Peace Prizes and all the sacrifices they made. The museum is free, which... More 

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Susann D, Marketing Manager at Peacemakers Museum, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Peacemakers Museum. We are always glad when people pop into the exhibition. Please tell your friends about us. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2014

Located in Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton, Johannesburg, this little museum is not only good but free of charge. It is dedicated to all of the winners of the Nobel Peace Prize but naturally focuses on Nelson Mandela and the other South African winners. We visited here at the beginning of our trip to South Africa and the "I Love Mandela"... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2013

A neat little exhibition, sponsored by a company that sells Kruger Rands and other gold coins. It gives a fascinating insight to the Nobel Peace Prize and all the winners. While it focuses on the South African prize winners, it also gives you a fantastic view of all the winners around the world - year by year - and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

This museum is located inside the Nelson Mandela Square. The gentleman by the front door gave me a quick overview on what was inside this museum. Lots of good artwork and informative information about Mandela and other freedom fighters in South Africa and around the world. All of this was free to the public. Well worth the visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2013

Posters in the Sandton Shopping Centre advertised the WE LOVE MANDELA exhibition at the Peacemakers Museum which is tucked away on the Lower Level. I am an experienced museum goer. This museum is a perfect little gem! The gentleman at the desk, a 4th generation South African, gave my friend and me a quick overview starting with a timeline of... More 

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Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

This museum opened just a few months ago, and is dedicated to those exceptional people who have, through exceptional courage and tenacity made the world a different place. You will find it in the heart of Sandton, on the Nelson Mandela Square, virtually behind the Montego Bay (exceptional seafood) restaurant. There is a person in attendance daily to assist with... More 

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