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Smuts House Museum

Nelmapius Road, Pretoria 0046, South Africa
+27 12 667 1176
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A visible reminder of one of the worlds greatest statesmen

Visiting Smuts House is a reminder of great man who went before all of us living today. His... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
redelinghuys2017
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Pretoria, South Africa
Smuts House Museun

Make a point of visiting the Smuts House Museum. First do the short walk to Smuts' Koppie with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Desire K
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Nelmapius Road, Pretoria 0046, South Africa
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+27 12 667 1176
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visiting Smuts House is a reminder of great man who went before all of us living today. His influence reached far beyond the African borders, his intelligence and influence is evident in this well maintained display.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Make a point of visiting the Smuts House Museum. First do the short walk to Smuts' Koppie with its interesting geology and fauna. Then a slow walk through the museum which is the house Gen. Smuts lived in with his family and its very much...More

Thank Desire K
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go here often, the Smuts house is beautiful, and its so nice to see all the flea market stalls and nice food. Sometimes they have someone who sings or play music, it's very nice between the trees.

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

I'm ashamed of how our South African Museums are uphold - it is in need of renovation. They all are in dire need of renovations especially since it is a international tourist attraction also. Aren't there grants to uphold our SA Museums? Regardless of what...More

Thank Marita Z
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

We visited the house which is looking a bit tired but there is at present quite a lot of renovation taking place. It is not as plush as you would have thought tin roof but is very spacious inside. Who would have thought the Queen...More

Thank Robert M
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

I visit here at least twice a month. There is so much to do here. Irene Marker, Ouma Iesie's Tea Garden that serves awesome food, Smuts House Museum itself and then there are the walks for fundraisers for various animal rescues on most Sunday's. You...More

Thank Petro J
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

We did not come for the museum but instead to do the Oubaas Hiking Trail, which was a lovely and relaxed trail. The Saturday we went there just happened to be a dog-walking fundraiser which was lovely as we also had a pooch with us...More

1  Thank TheTalamia
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Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

A well preserved house which really gives you a sense of the man. Lots of informative displays and much to read, also some fascinating photographs of the Royal visit in 1947 and Smuts’ funeral in 1950. There is apparently a guide but he didn’t turn...More

Thank sfuhere
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

A historic venue. Quiet and peacefull. With a nice teagarden. The fantastic fresh scones can not be missed. A visit to the the organic market on Wednesday and Saturday is an interesting visit with stalls to stalls to visit. Pet free venue (except for visit...More

Thank Veronica M
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This is the house of one of the giants of history. He was a leader of the Boers during their war for independence, yet following their defeat not much more than 10 years later was actively leading South African forces fighting around the world for...More

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