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This museum opened my eyes (as a new tourist) to the struggles and horrors of apartheid. I left with a sad heart for the people who were so abused at this compound. This was our introduction to learning about the real story of the workers...More
this museum is very well done, they have guides, but you must call in advance and schedule. However if you are not able to do that it is still a must see...the wealth of Joburg and South Africa is the mines and without labor the...More
Over the years I often go to Workers Museum for workshops and meetings. Steeped in history this is a gem find and tells many stories of yesteryear and the struggle of workers trapped in the migrant labour system. Try not to miss it especially if...More
What a fantastic ode to worker's struggles, South African history /ourstory and herstory this place once was.Sadly marginalised and finally destroyed by the badly managed Newtown project, the musueum stands empty and unused.A disgusting waste of a powerful heritage ,replete with living history
Despite arriving to visit the museum at 16.05 today and seeing that it is open until 17.00, i had just passed the entrance where a man waved me in (there is no admission charge) when suddenly a woman said that she is closing at 16.30...More
This was a real educational eye opener, shocking! Sheila the guide was so knowledgeable and interesting, we wish we had her expertise with us on some of our other visits! Thanks Sheila - this place is a must visit!
I loved my visit to the workers museum.
It's quite a small place, but it has a lot of detail and extremely interesting and well represented history. And it's free!
Definitely worth a visit. I spent about an hour there and found it thoroughly enjoyable...More