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Address: 11 Pine Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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+27 33 394 2161

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Take a trip back to the past

Macrorie House Museum is meticulously curated. One is taken into the past with this lovingly restored and researched home. I learnt so much about old Pietermaritzburg. This is a... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2016
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Pietermaritzburg
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Reviewed 10 June 2016

Macrorie House Museum is meticulously curated. One is taken into the past with this lovingly restored and researched home. I learnt so much about old Pietermaritzburg. This is a must as a school outing. Roxy--the guide at the time was excellent.

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Pietermaritzburg
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Reviewed 8 November 2015

We had a great afternoon at Macrorie House, complete with tea and cake and a tour of the premises. Would recommend to anyone who enjoys authentic Victorian architecture or is just looking for something different to do in Pietermaritzburg.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 November 2013

The curator, Roxanne, is very knowlegeable and entertaining. She weaves stories to explain the uses of the beautifully preserved museum pieces, drawing you into the romance and adventure of days gone by. This museum does its best to pique the interest of the community through ghost evenings and other exciting events to keep the museum fresh for repeat visitors. This... More 

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Howick, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 November 2012

It is wondeful that this lovley old house has been preserved and that by visiting you can glimpse the world of \pietrmaritzburh over a hundred years ago.

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Somerset West, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 April 2012

This little house is furnished with Victorian furniture and offers a fascinating glimpse into life in Pietermaritzburg in the late 1880s and 1890s.

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