We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Melrose House: Tours & Tickets

Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
All photos (74)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“victorian”(10 reviews)
“museum”(10 reviews)
Victorian opulence abounds at this tastefully preserved historic home.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
275 Jacob Mare Street | Free parking is available at 280 Scheiding Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 322 0420
Improve This Listing
Melrose House Tours and Tickets
from US$103.53
More Info
from US$48.63
More Info
from US$83.36
More Info
from US$69.46
More Info
See all tours & tickets
Traveller rating
  • 36
  • 52
  • 15
  • 3
  • 0
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
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
Read more
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.
Read more
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
Read more
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.
Read more
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.
Read more
Nearby HotelsSee all 80 nearby hotels
Manhattan Hotel
160 reviews
.13 miles away
Sierra Hotels Burgers Park
58 reviews
.18 miles away
StayEasy Pretoria
219 reviews
.25 miles away
Morning Star Express Hotel
853 reviews
.26 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 1,054 nearby restaurants
Summit Grill and Skybar
98 reviews
.42 miles away
Golden Canyon Spur Steak Ranch
17 reviews
.54 miles away
Nando's Pretorius Street
9 reviews
.57 miles away
Nando's Arcadia
8 reviews
.50 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 238 nearby attractions
Sammy Marks House
167 reviews
.74 miles away
Kruger House Museum
250 reviews
.92 miles away
Freedom Park
190 reviews
.68 miles away