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Liliesleaf Farm & Museum

7 George Avenue, Rivonia 2128, South Africa
+27 11 803 7882
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Worth a visit if you have time but not a "must see"

Liliesleaf Farm is an important location in the history of the anti apartheid movement. It is the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Joe H
Bonita Springs, Florida
There is so much we don't know

I felt like I needed to get to my nearest bookstore to buy every book about the Rivonia trail and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Masechaba M
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7 George Avenue, Rivonia 2128, South Africa
+27 11 803 7882
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Liliesleaf Farm is an important location in the history of the anti apartheid movement. It is the location where Nelson Mandela hit out and met with his organization immediately prior to his arrest and imprisonment. Given a choice, the Apartheid Museum is larger, had a...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I felt like I needed to get to my nearest bookstore to buy every book about the Rivonia trail and how it all happened. What a treasure this place is and I am so proud that they have maintained it so well. The entire place...More

Thank Masechaba M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the outskirts of Johannesburg, this is a wonderfully restored historical site and interactive museum. Chronically the equality movement of Nelson Mandela and the ANC, visitors should plan on. 2 plus hour visit to take in the short films and tours.

Thank DougcpW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although my visit was brief the farm left a huge impression on me. A place steeped in history and showcasing the struggles and drive that was shown by great leaders to get the country on the path that it is now. A must visit to...More

Thank Kyle W
Reviewed 8 August 2017

a fascinating place, with storied past. This is the place where the arrest of the ANC activists comes alive. We learned so much, and it is a very interactive museum. Tracy was our fantastic guide, passionate about this time in history. We loved spending time...More

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 15 June 2017

A small museum, packed with interest and interactive ways of conveying something of the people and the events of not so long ago, but of a sad and different time. heroism, idealism and bravery all show through. you need at least 1.5 hours, and could...More

Thank Heather A
Reviewed 5 June 2017

From the moment you walk through the gates there is a feeling of amazing history. This is where it all began for the end of aparteid. Great displays and preservation of history. A great cafe for lunch. Very good facilities

Thank Cuddlefi5h
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

A priceless destination reflecting the heart of the Liberation Struggle.Steeped in first hand history that changed the face of South Africa. A guided tour with a Guide giving an in-depth account of the origins of the African National Congress and its survival to rule South...More

1  Thank Mogni_naidu
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

The original rustic homestead would have been more interesting instead of this modern epitaph to a concept rather than the harsh reality of a time of secrets and clandestine meetings in quiet suburban homes where families participated in a movement so important and yet so...More

Thank LaMamaFerndale
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Highly developed site with theatre and cafeteria, itself now in a developed area of Joburg so losing any sense of remoteness and secre y it may have once had. Some good stuff here but don't expect to spend more than an hour or two at...More

Thank LittleRedBaron
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Steve H
15 August 2016|
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Response from ElizabethFlan43 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry it's taken a long time to answer - it 's either going to be relevant or not. An hour is not really enough time to absorb yourself in it's complete history. If you just want a quick walk round that's fine, but there... More