Apartheid Museum, JohannesburgCurrently Closed
- Address: Northern Park Way and Gold Reef Rd, Johannesburg, 2001, South Africa
- Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: +27-113094700
- Ticket Price: 65 ZAR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: History Museum, Family And Kids, Specialty Museum
About Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg
The Apartheid Museum is an assortment of separate museum buildings which illustrate mutual exclusion in their purpose and exhibition. This Museum was primarily built in honour of the struggle against apartheid, besides depicting the cultural and developmental history of South Africa during the 20th century. The Museum facilitates the visitors with complete guided tour and video and audio assistance and directions, along with exhibitions about the historical revolution against apartheid. The maintenance of the museum is done by a non profit organization of trustees. Thus the museum is preserved and run by the numerous provincial donations and sponsorships of the contributors functioning in Johannesburg.
Apartheid Museum Information
- The Apartheid Museum has a Casino in the adjoining Gold Reef City, which was introduced to enhance the tourism industry and fame of the museum.
Apartheid Museum Ticket Prices
- Adults RAND 65; Pensioners, students, children RAND 50.
How To reach Apartheid Museum by Public Transport
- Northern Park Way
Restaurants Near Apartheid Museum
- Soi Restaurant
- Bottega Cafe
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Things to Know Before Visiting Apartheid Museum
95% of people who visit Johannesburg include Apartheid Museum in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
78.14% of people plan their visit to Apartheid Museum between 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Apartheid Museum
92.22% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Apartheid Museum
Apartheid Museum, Johannesburg Reviews
If you haven’t been to the Apartheid Museum, put it on your list for your next weekend adventure. What an incredibly put together walk through of our history. Informative and touching. The pictures are moving and some quite haunting. We did this as part of a Stop on the City Sightseeing bus tour but I will be back to spend more time.
We have been here a couple of times and it is excellent, but very, very emotional. The set up is very good and it is very well done as you walk through the trauma of apartheid. Absolutely unbelievable! I was very moved and overwhelmed by it all to say the least. We stared incredulously at the initial plaque which was showing the reclassification of different colour groups from on category to another and just couldn’t believe it and how this could have happened. It was also very good to have experienced this with my wife and family and for us all to have done this together. I went through as a black (although I am white) and they went through as white (although they are black and coloured). Very friendly and helpful staff and excellent service. Thank you Mandela 😊🤗😘. JGT
Emotionally very intense; it's heartbreaking to read and go through the museum, but at the same time it gives you an amazing idea of how that heartbreak doesn't even start to compare with the difficulty and atrocities South Africans endured. Very well designed and curated museum. I would recommend taking 3-4 hours to see all of it. As a small side note, I would perhaps not visit with small kids as there's a lot of text and it's heavy. Superb museum.
The museum is good and big I kind got lost in there, because I didn't knew where to start first. If you just was want to look at it, you will spend 2 hours, for a more informative museum visit you should spend between 3 and 4 hours. They have a safe parking lot in the area, it is also good to know that is free.
Gives a deep well rounded knowledge of the countries history. The details of the struggle even before apartheid are shown clearly in the various exhibits however it will only hold he attention of a person who either has a keen interest in history or is agressively patriotic. The museum draws the attention of tourists from all over the world therefore as a South African, one should visit it at least once.