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Nelson Mandela Capture Site

R103, Howick, South Africa
+27 79 971 3074
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“long walk” (36 reviews)
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R103, Howick, South Africa
+27 79 971 3074
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Still being built but the sculpture is impressive and it will be good once the museum is finished. Parking and clean toilets

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although this attraction is undergoing a major overhaul, it was still worth a visit and our UK family loved it. The information is well presented in the museum and seeing the Mandela image lovely. Reading the plans for the overhaul is inspiring and I am...More

Thank Gibbsfamily
Reviewed 1 week ago

The exposition as regards the information contained is quite OK, though the sections should be allowed more space. Otherwise if there is a group of more than 4-5 people the place feels crowded. The lack of audio devices locks you to reading the texts instead...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not even 10 minutes from the N3 is this historic site. The museum is very much in the style of the apartheid museum in Johannesburg, but what stood out for us was the beautiful and unique sculpture.

Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The museum, while small, is interesting and packed with information. The "Long walk" is just that, but rewarding when you see the image in the sculpture. A pity this is not accessible to the elderly - I took an elderly aunt from out of town...More

Thank Tembeka
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We took our adult kids to see this and unfortunately did not have enough time to spend in the museum - next time!

Thank Helene S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

While on a short holiday in the Midlands, we drove by this spot several times not realizing what it was. Without this wonderful sculpture, we would not have known that at this very spot, the history of South Africa changed. So while enjoying your Midlands...More

Thank Roberta-Jayne
Reviewed 5 August 2017

A wonderful piece of history, and a well presented piece of art. Loved it, and everyone there was clearly enchanted. While SA produced a wonderful, inspirational and caring leader in this man, it seems they are in short supply, but this is well worth the...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Our company team building took place in the Natal Midlands in the last week of July 2017, one of our activities was to attend a tour at the Capture Site. Ayanda the tour guide was incredibly knowledgeable of both Nelson Mandela's life as well as...More

Thank Jane10net
Reviewed 31 July 2017

It is really interesting. LOTS of reading in a small space was a little difficult. Tata Madiba was just so incredible that anything about him is going to do well. It is great to know you are where he has been. The plans for the...More

Thank Kerimillersa
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20 July 2017|
Response from Roddy P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - no buss or train. If you have a limited time, or no chance to drive, stay in Johannesburg and go to the Apartheid Museum, the Mandela house in Soweto and Lilieslief Farm in the north of Johannesburg. You should get... More
20 July 2017|
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Response from louiselategan | Reviewed this property |
This site is quite a distance ouside Pietermaritzburg. Best is to Fly to Durban and drive from there.
15 May 2017|
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Response from louiselategan | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is wheelchair friendly