South African National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg

4.5
Military Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Founded in 1947 to record South Africa's involvement in World War II, South African National Museum of Military History quickly expanded to cover all conflicts the country was ever involved in. Exhibited items include official records, photographs, weapons, and other artifacts from various battles and wars. Be sure to take a look at the Boer War Memorial, which is dedicated to all who lost their lives during this late 19th-century conflict. Take a look at our Johannesburg tour planning tool to schedule your visit to South African National Museum of Military History and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • A good museum with good exhibits. Well laid out and a easy to enjoy both inside and out. Well worth a visit  more »
  • So enjoyed my visit to this museum. I stopped off on my Red Bus Tour. Give yourself enough time, as it is crammed with historic items. I learnt a lot, as well as being emotionally stirred a number of....  more »
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  • Incredible experience. From tanks to planes. You name it they have it. Take a detailed tour though some of histories engineering marvels. Museum is conveniently located and affordable. R 30 entrance for kids and double for adults. Able to actually get into many of the vehicles. Great day out for the family.
  • If you are a historian or just like to visit museums in general and are interested in history you need to visit this place. You will spend hours on end walking through the museum looking around and be breathless at the amount of time and effort spend to exhibit all there is to see. Would highly recommend to visit at least once.

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