Freedom Park, Pretoria

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  • Address: Cnr 7th Ave & Koch St, Pretoria, 0183, South Africa
  • Timings: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 90 ZAR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Park, Memorial, Monument, Family And Kids
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About Freedom Park, Pretoria

This is one of the most revered sites in the city, and visiting it is a sobering experience. The park was built to commemorate all those who gave their lives in the formation of South Africa’s freedom. The park’s design draws inspiration from most South African influences. There’s a great 700-metre wall on which are inscribed the names of those who died in major South African conflicts. The freedom park museum offers a deep insight into South Africa’s formation, whether geological, cultural or political. It’ll take quite a while to cover the whole site.

Tourists who visit the place say that they leave feeling humbled. It’s a very touching experience. While you’re here, take note of the Isivivani, the Amphitheatre and the Eternal Flame. Even children come away quite affected by the place.

Freedom Park Information

  • Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Carry sunblock.
  • No alcohol may be brought into the park.
  • No littering.

Freedom Park Ticket Prices

  • R90 for adults; R70 for children (5-12) and pensioners (65+).

Freedom Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • Tours are at 9 am, 12 pm, and 3 pm.
  • Recommended to visit during tour hours.

How To reach Freedom Park by Public Transport

  • Bus Stop on Trichardt Rd

Restaurants Near Freedom Park

  • Greentrees Steakhouse

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Things to Know Before Visiting Freedom Park

  • 95% of people who visit Pretoria include Freedom Park in their plan

  • 60.16% of people plan their visit to Freedom Park between 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Freedom Park

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Freedom Park

People normally club together Voortrekker Monument And Nature Reserve and Groenkloof Nature Reserve while planning their visit to Freedom Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Freedom Park, Pretoria Reviews

  • I must say, I enjoyed my tour. A special thanks to Abut'Gift (my tour guide ),what a great experience. I would definitely go there again.

  • A MUST visit when you go to South-Africa. It's such a shame that so much people go to the apartheid museum (where I also have been), while this museum is much more special. I've never been to such an impressive museum like this. When you come there, all the staff is there for you because hardly any people come to this museum, only because of ignorance. I will hardly recommend to go to the freedom park; you won't believe your eyes.

  • Fantastic place. Really something for South Africans to be proud of. The entire place is pretty much a work of art. Some really thought provoking installations as well. The venue is clean, modern and safe. We stopped off at Freedom Park after spending some time at the Voortrekker monument. There is a road leading directly from the Voortrekker monument to Freedom park.

  • Learn more about the history of South Africa and take mind blowing walking, seeing walls with names of those who have been in the struggle. Also a good place to host prestigious events

  • It needs more upgrade or something. It is kind of boring. There is more to do or see. If there could add jungle gym for the kids or restaurants.

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