Melrose House is a stately mansion and museum located on Burgers Park in Pretoria, South Africa. Contents. 1 History; 2 Museum; 3 Bibliography; 4 External
This place is in the city center. The area is dirty, dilapidated and felt unsafe. The house looks nice but the gardens are clearly neglected. Not worth a visit.
We visited Melrose House on a saturday and had the entire place to ourselves. The house itself does not appear to have much money spent on it in recent times and there is water damage clearly evident in a few rooms. That aside it is in remarkable condition and each of the…
The villa is a beautiful example of neobaroque style mixed with victorian and dutch architecture, especially as to the inside. All rooms are described with lots of information on furniture and decorations.
Beautiful house for that era but I feel like I’ve seen similar things in Europe. I was a little bored. Saw this as part of a city tour of Pretoria.