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Freedom Park is the South African tale in the voice of the South African people. Using our unique culture, heritage, history and spirituality, it tells of the events that shaped us and why we are who we are today. It is the heart and soul of our...more
Koch & 7th Avenue | Salvokop, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 336 4000
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 March 2015

I use Trip Advisor quite frequently and travel a lot, but this is the first time I am writing a review. The reason I am doing so is I absolutely believe the museum needs more attention; I was the only visitor during my tour hour...More

3  Thank latvia05
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

Even the United Nations Genocide Memorial in Rwanda lists the death of 57000 South Africans of all colors in concentration camps in 1901 as a recognized Genocide, but the expensive but poorly maintained Freedom Park ignores that. This park, paid for by taxfunds at exorbitant...More

4  Thank Torm_UI
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is a beautifully designed attraction right at the “gates” of Pretoria. It stands as stark contrast to the Voortrekker museum on the hill opposite. Apart from the historical museum display, the narrative of which for many white South Africans may may seem to have...More

2  Thank Produsa
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

We went up there because we had read somewhere that the freedom park would give a nice view of the city. We were surprised to find a museum dedicated to telling the struggle of the apartheid. The museum itself has a good staff and a...More

3  Thank 216jacobl
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Try to read this review in conjunction with the one I wrote on the Voortrekker Monument The museum is a beautiful structure and very well curated with very interesting exhibits and interactive features. It basically covers two main aspects with an emphasis on South Africa...More

2  Thank ToTrebor
Reviewed 20 February 2018

I didn't hear about the park before someone working near here told me it could be a nice idea to pay a visit to change (I was there for work). So I took a cap and I went, without really knowing what to except. It...More

Thank Juliette K
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

What a fabulous, interactive and informative museum. Totally underrated and under visited. Make sure to pack a picnic to have in the shade up in the park. And do walk all the way up to the garden of rememberance is. Spectacular view of Pretoria and...More

1  Thank MarietjieS45
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Nelson Mandela Statue overlooks the gardens. The charity 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela broke the world record covering the gardens with crocheted blankets in 2017. The park is a memorial to honour those who sacrificed their lives to win freedom

Thank julie_ollerhead
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

The museum is great, but the experience is poor which is down to a complete lack of customer service. Both coffee shop and restaurant were closed on a Saturday lunchtime!!?? No museum information leaflet and at an entry cost of R120 pp which is expensive...More

Thank armart
Reviewed 15 January 2018

My visit to Freedom Park was a spur of the moment decision, but I am glad that I took the time to go there. It was informative and I left there with renewed respect for those who lived in that era. The museum was a...More

Thank Megan R
Reviewed 26 November 2017

This park has one of the best museums I have ever visited and a host of other experiences that are moving and memorable. I am a museum professional and was blown away by the thoroughly de-colonized museum and its wonderful, engaging displays. You are treated...More

Thank HyperboreanTom
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This place will leave loads of memories on any visitor. It is ideal for visitors with history learning in mind; those who want to taste tranquillity in excellence; and anyone who wants to have a good outing.

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