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Melrose House

275 Jacob Mare Street | Free parking is available at 280 Scheiding Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 322 2805
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Victorian opulence abounds at this tastefully preserved historic home.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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275 Jacob Mare Street | Free parking is available at 280 Scheiding Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 322 2805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank billgraham2016
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went today and was totally astonished about how great everything was kept in place. Now for the best part I am what they may say an "indigo child". This experience was totally awesome and I would recommend you go for a visit if you are...More

1  Thank Lientjie P
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Melrose House is a stately mansion and museum located on Burgers Park in Pretoria, South Africa. Since there was a cost to visit the museum of R22, we did not visit the place but saw it only from the outside. There is free parking there.

2  Thank 1vinodsharma1
Reviewed 7 April 2017

The rich history of this manor house right in the heart of the city. Step inside to a forgotten era of simpler pleasures.

1  Thank Awethu_International
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The inside of this state house is amazing with its stained glass, wooden finishes and plastered ceiling. The dining room where the peace treaty was signed is impressive to say the least.

2  Thank Ryan W
Reviewed 21 December 2016

We had a lovely guide, you can walk through the whole house, and see all the lovely Victorian feeling and furniture. The old photo's were very interesting.

Thank r0uxw
Reviewed 12 December 2016

This home is absolutely stunning. The gentleman on duty was kind and well informed however you cannot go into any of the rooms. A chain link mini "fence" bars the way. Instead of being able to immerse yourself in any of the rooms and absorb...More

1  Thank Vanessa B
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Worth while seeing. A glimpse of South African History. Beautiful building and gardens. Antiques fair held on the grounds a few times per year.

Thank Gundi d
Reviewed 2 November 2016

We were fortunate to visit on an occasion when there were few visitors. The staff all seemed to be well informed about the house and its history, even the gardener was knowledgeable. The house and contents are well maintained. They don't accept bank cards, but...More

1  Thank kdgarlipp
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