Nelson Mandela Foundation
Nelson Mandela Foundation
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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The Nelson Mandela Foundation houses the last office of President Nelson Mandela which forms part of an exhibition documenting his life. The Exhibition entitled the Life and Times of Nelson Mandela includes a short video documenting his life and a range of artefacts and documents from his private archive.The jackal kaross that he wore during his 1962 court appearance is a special feature and is on loan from Winnie Madikizela- Mandela The temporary exhibition space is occupied by various exhibitions throughout the year.The exhibitions responds to contemporary issues.
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VanessaPerumal
Cape Town Central, South Africa210 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016
The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory in Houghton on Central street is one of those spaces steeped in historical legacy where documenting and researching in a knowledge think tank is preserved always a work in progress and the archives world renewed.
If you visiting Johannesburg and you have a minimum of two hours make sure you pass by the Center. You may even meet some of the team who work there and spot the ones you see on the TV ect. There is an air of excellence and expectancy and a space created for a global village to partake and share in. A knowledge centre with digital archives and a many special dialogies and conferencing also takes place here.
Written 6 September 2017
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Dear Vanessa Thank you so much for your positive response , we really appreciate the input from the public.
Written 23 January 2018
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Businesstripinsider
Navi Mumbai, India458 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016
Having studied about the Brave Heart, it was a memorable visit to this place, worthy and even now worshiped by the countrymen and over the world
Written 14 May 2017
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hikwam
Camberley, UK118 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2017 • Family
The Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory is to become a space where visitors can actively engage with Nelson Mandela’s legacy.

Its premises at 107 Central Street in Houghton, Johannesburg, are being transformed into a public facility, interactive archive and venue for dialogue. Entry will be free, and by appointment only as the facility cannot cater to large numbers of visitors at once.
Written 23 April 2017
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malc1005
Kettering, UK5,386 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Couples
A family member, while taking us on a tour of Johannesburg, stopped here, and showed us around this amazing place, totally awesome. A highly recommend addition to any Johannesburg trip, you will not be disappointed.
Written 14 April 2017
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Rob K
Dublin, Ireland5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Business
Fantastic visit with the amazing team at the Centre. Strongly recommend a visit on your Joburg itinerary.
Written 3 April 2017
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Thank you so much for paying us a visit.
Written 4 April 2017
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Ken M
Inverness498 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Friends
We were heading for Soweto but a thunderstorm struck and the roads were badly flooded, so our guide took us to the Mandela Centre instead.

After a short video, we toured the centre and brushed up our knowledge of various issues and Mandela facts.

It was interesting but not a 'number one, must not miss' experience. The Foundation does good work and this more providing a base for that than a 'wow' experience for visitors.
Written 5 December 2016
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Searching_for_Ingwe
Canberra, Australia11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2015 • Friends
I've visited a couple of times during exhibition openings. Easy to get to just off the M1. Safe parking. Very informative collection of materials relating to Madiba's history. His office during retirement is still exactly a s it was left.
Written 8 October 2015
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