Freedom Park

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: Cnr 7th Ave & Koch St, Pretoria, 0183, South Africa
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  • 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

Freedom Park - Review

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 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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TripHobo Highlights for Freedom Park

  • Freedom Park Address: Cnr 7th Ave & Koch St, Pretoria, 0183, South Africa
  • Freedom Park Timing: 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Freedom Park Price: 90 ZAR
  • Best time to visit Freedom Park(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Freedom Park: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Freedom Park

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

  • 56.41% of people start their Freedom Park visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Freedom Park

Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

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

People normally club together Voortrekker Monument And Nature Reserve and Ditsong National Museum Of Natural History 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

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Freedom Park, Pretoria Reviews

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  • "Indeed we need to know where we coming from so that we can know where we going". It's very educative and inspirational to learn more about the history of this country and Africa as a whole. #ProudlyAfricanMan

  • Detailed account of those who sacrificed for freedom kept in tact. The tour guid is knowledgeable. Ideal for children and scholars. This is located in the centre of Preroria. When you are inside the venue, you will think you are in the remote rural area. You need to be prepared to walk to discover.

  • Mindblowing. Why don't we hear more about this place? The museum is an invaluable record of South African history. Very important to understand fully and appreciate the extraordinary journey we've made from our early past through many unique struggles to our present fraught democracy. Everyone should visit.

  • Great for appreciation of South Africa's heritage and an awesome family picnic outing. No braai/fires allowed.

  • Much effort has been made to transform this site into something that would evoke a sense of national pride. Visiting this stunningly designed museum and park was an absolute joy. Nonetheless, there is room for improvement. Much of electronic information boards and information sites are broken , especially those around the Hall of Heroes and the Wall of Rememberance. I was also not impressed with the fact that both the restaurant AND the gift shops seemed to be closed (this was on a Saturday morning). One also needs to acknowledge that there is a great deal of propaganda being fed to the public in such a space. In all an interesting experience.

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