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The villa is a beautiful example of neobaroque style mixed with victorian and dutch architecture, especially as to the inside. All rooms are described with lots of information on furniture and decorations.
What a gem in the middle of a buzzing city! It felt sooo real! We could imagine the life of those days. Even the teens were interested! We enjoyed the history and the “gadgets” were actually working in Afrikaans and English. Definitely a place to...More
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.
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
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
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
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
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