Mandela House Museum, Soweto

Currently Open [Closes at 04:45 pm]
  • Address: 8115 Orlando West, Soweto 1804, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details
  • Phone: +27-119367754
  • Ticket Price: 40 ZAR
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Historical Site, Family And Kids
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About Mandela House Museum, Soweto

Also known as Mandela Family Museum, it used to be the residence of former South African President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela and his family. This little humble house has now been turned into a world-class attraction by the Soweto Heritage Trust for the visitors who are keen to learn about the historical facts and the legacy of this great personality.

At present, this house museum comprises of four interleading rooms that houses memorabilia, photographs and paintings of Mr. Mandela and his family and honorary doctorates donated to him by universities and institutions from all around the world.

Take a tour into this historical museum for a meaningful experience.

Mandela House Museum Information

  • Residents of Greater Soweto are entitled to half price admission on presentation of a valid proof of residence.
  • Maximum 20 people group are allowed for the visit.
  • The house is accessible for wheelchair confined individuals.

Mandela House Museum Ticket Prices

  • For Adult: RAND 40 (African Union), RAND 60 (International)
  • For Pensioner: RAND 20 (African Union)
  • Children (over 6 years): RAND 20
  • Students (Subjects to proof valid student card): RAND 20
  • School groups (Learners and Educators) and Children (under 6): RAND 5

Mandela House Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • The house is closed on Good Friday.

How To reach Mandela House Museum by Public Transport

  • By Car 

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Things to Know Before Visiting Mandela House Museum

  • 95% of people who visit Soweto include Mandela House Museum in their plan

  • 64.67% of people plan their visit to Mandela House Museum between 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Mandela House Museum

Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday

83.46% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mandela House Museum

People normally club together Regina Mundi and Vilakazi Street while planning their visit to Mandela House Museum.

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