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Melrose House

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Victorian opulence abounds at this tastefully preserved historic home.
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275 Jacob Mare Street | Free parking is available at 280 Scheiding Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 322 0420
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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

Visiting the house was like going back in time to the early 1900s. The house is fully furnished and interesting to peruse. There is a very nice park right across the street that is worthy of a stroll through.

Thank ImeldaMario
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Visited Melrose House for the first time in my 40 years staying in Pretoria. Was really a stunning visit with an antique market as well. very interesting, just a pity you are not allowed to take photographs inside the house of the stunning furniture and...More

Thank ignisjacobson
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

A lovely museum that shows daily life from the late 1800's and early 1900s of the South African elite. The house has been beautifully and accurately restored and is rich with the elegance of the era. Our fabulous guide told us all about the Heys...More

Thank Stephannie S
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully well preserved Victorian-era villa with loads of historical interest, in particular because the peace treaty ending the Anglo-Boer war was signed here, and the very table it was signed on is still here. Our guide told us that the AWB (white nationalists) actually...More

1  Thank sfuhere
Reviewed 19 January 2018

Just went there to see how the place looks like inside and the outside set up. However I could not check the rooms , as I was only allowed up to the reception are, however, I took a quick glimpse whilebusy asking few questions about...More

Thank Walter M
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I loved visiting this place. Make sure you take the audio tour which is really well done however it’s not advertised very clearly and you could easy just walk around. Well worth visiting just do some forward planning if using the loos! See photo

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This stately mansion was where the Anglo-Boer Treaty was signed in 1902. It is a proud mansion that is worth visiting if in Pretoria and has been left in its original condition. The grounds are well maintained and the large property has a clay tennis...More

1  Thank WCOB
Reviewed 23 July 2017

was worth going and having a look if you are doing the pretoria tour. But there is a charge to visit the place, so you may want to be mindful of the same. check with your guide.

Thank RivaSharma
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A lovely historic house seeped in history. Really enjoyed going through the rooms that are well kept as if there are still people living in the house. Lovely verandah around the house and huge gardens. There has been in the past, an exquisite antique fair...More

Thank Eileen M
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I never get tired of visiting this venue and do so each time it's Antique Fair Day. Well kept with authentic items in each room. Well worth a visit to all visitors to Pretoria.

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