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Ladysmith Siege Museum

Murchison Street, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
+27 36 637 2992
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First of all, if you are not interested in history, or have no general information about the... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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Took my granddaughters out for the afternoon ...they really enjoyed the history lesson . Everything... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Ladysmith, South Africa
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Murchison Street, Ladysmith 3370, South Africa
+27 36 637 2992
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

First of all, if you are not interested in history, or have no general information about the history of South-Africa, it's best to skip this museum. But, if you are interested in the history of the Anglo-Boer war in South-Africa, this is a must-see. There...More

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Took my granddaughters out for the afternoon ...they really enjoyed the history lesson . Everything is laid out in such a easy to follow and good flowing style, it was clean and neat.

Thank 4GNH
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Great small museum dedicated to the events that happened in Ladysmith during the Boer War. Such an important part of history and well told in the museum pieces.

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Set aside a half day to do justice to this museum. Displays are comprehensive and offer a lot of reading. We had the benefit of our guide to walk us through it but it can be done alone.

Thank Kipper_CK
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Suitable British ancestry or tourists. interesting for students of British history. Not enjoyable for children.

Thank Ayub K
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday, and closed. Would of thought the weekend and school holidays would be a prime time to be open.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

This visit gave us a background to our tour of the battlefields. The exhibits are clearly numbered and well documented so are easy to understand.

Thank jaxand
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The people who staff this museum are exceptionally friendly and helpful and there are some extraordinary exhibits here - to say nothing of the building itself. But it is all rather tired. One needs an understanding of the siege in advance of the visit -...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 19 April 2017

First of all it is very easy to find as it’s on the main street that runs through Ladysmith – parking meters are just outside so have some coins available. The siege is well explained via the exhibits but I would have appreciated the ability...More

Thank SeriousTraveller01
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We really enjoyed our visit although it was a bit rushed as we hadn't realised they were closing at lunchtime as the Easter Holiday was about to start. Comprehensive collection of artifacts and clear explanations. Staff very helpful.

Thank Karol147
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