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To better understand the rich and turbulent history of South Africa, pay a visit to Apartheid Museum. Founded in 2001, the museum explores the system of imposed racial segregation implement during the apartheid era. You can spend hours wandering the 22 spacious exhibits narrating the story of oppression, racial tension, and the struggle for freedom. A plethora of items, photos, videos, and written materials paint an extensive picture of the tyranny that the black majority in South Africa endured for much of the 20th century. Make Apartheid Museum a centerpiece of your Johannesburg vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Johannesburg trip itinerary maker app.
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I'm honestly not a fan of the museum cause it's a politcal propoganda tool. I'll always advice to research stuff you see in these kind of museums. more »
We spent a couple of hours at the Apartheid Museum last week - beautifully laid out and easy to follow the route through it telling the story of Apartheid and after it. Even up-to-date with... more »
Own of the best and only places you'll have to visit while in Johannesburg. If you like history or would like to learn more about South Africa's past this is definitely a must go. You can easily spend 3 to 5 hours here reading, listening, watching and walking around - there a lot of content to go through. There's also a place to get food within the museum.
It is very interesting in principle and it s huge, so it is not possible to read everything. The point not.in favour is that the museum is not well organized because the information are presented in a very dispersive way and it s not clear in what order to read and follow the things presented at the walls because they don't indicate it. At the moment there is an additional temporary exhibition about Nelson Mandela which is very nice and to see!
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