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Fort Schanskop

Pretoria 0027, South Africa
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Boys like canons

This fort gives an insight of how Pretoria was defended in former years. Visitors can look into... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
SFou
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Pretoria, South Africa
Fort Schanskop

A must see whilst visiting the Voortrekker Monument. It has both History and great views of the... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Phil W
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This fort gives an insight of how Pretoria was defended in former years. Visitors can look into different rooms with armour and medical equipment. Nice views over Pretoria. Good to combine with a visit to the Voortrekker Museum.

Thank SFou
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A must see whilst visiting the Voortrekker Monument. It has both History and great views of the Monument and Pretoria

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

To see what happened with the Boer people a century earlier at the hands of the English occupation of their lands.

Thank Werner W
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Great historical site to visit. Also good to have functions at. On a clear day you can see right over Pretoria.

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 19 January 2017

I was in the Voortrekker Monument for other reasons and decided to walk around at Fort Schanskop. If you like Afrikaans History, then this might be fun. But it felt like the museum was set up in the 70's and has seen no change since...More

Thank Jean-Pierre R
Reviewed 26 October 2016

If you like military history, this is a must visit. If you enjoy great views, consider the fort as it is ideally placed at the top of one of the highest spots in Pretoria. Be prepared to walk a bit, and take the time to...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 14 July 2016

I didn't expect much of Fort Schanskop. We went there after a fair which was held on the grounds and we are so glad we did it. The museum is very well kept and the fort beautifully restored. Now and then they have small shows...More

Thank Ryno v
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Well kept facilities. Good presentation of the fort's history. You can imagine what the area looked like a 120 years ago and what the strategic advantage was of the location and camouflage of the fort. Nice views of the Voortrekker Monument and the city of...More

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 3 June 2016

A nice little museum about the Anglo Boer war, and an interesting small fort to look around in. A good historical site to visit.

Thank ExLibrisAmy
Reviewed 25 January 2016

Well maintained and beautiful setting. Another must for the South African history buff. Really enjoyed our visit.

Thank Greg G
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