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Apartheid Museum

NJ
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Apartheid Museum

How long should it take to get from the airport in Johannesburg to the Apartheid Museum?

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1. Re: Apartheid Museum

Are you talking about the one in Soweto???

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The one in Johannesburg. We will have the afternoon free between connecting flights.

Stanley, Falkland...
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Hi,

I don't know a museum anywhere that doesn't tell you how to find it.

This one is no exception -

www.apartheidmuseum.org/index-flash.html

Although, I suspect 15 minutes from the airport is a bit optimistic. Its around 37 kms according to one map.

An afternoon should be fine. It's a moving experience.

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Hi guys,

The Apartheid Museum is located right next to Gold Reef City.

It's about 40kms each way, and it can take you anything from 45 mins to 2 hours each way depending on traffic. Unlikely, but when you you have a plane to catch, you don't want to take chances.

Remember that you're travelling in the thick of Johannesburg traffic, on freeways that can often be jammed for an hour or two. The traffic out to the airport in the afternoon can be hellish.

There are devious routes, but you need to know them well.

Certainly count on a two hour round trip if you're optimistic, but three would be more realistic in afternoon traffic in the week.

Hope this helps!

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I agree with Bushkid, three hours for the traffic round trip, to be on the safe side, and make it four hours if you want enough time to also enjoy the experience and not rush in and out.

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