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Mandela House

8115 Orlando West, 1804, South Africa
+27 11 936 7754
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“small house” (19 reviews)
“his life” (15 reviews)
“bullet holes” (10 reviews)
8115 Orlando West, 1804, South Africa
+27 11 936 7754
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Humbling experience! Although it is a visitors attraction now, original condition of the house still exists. If you visit Soweto/Joburg, this is must!

Thank QuincysMom2008
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A privilege to see the humble house of a great human being. Atmosphere spoilt by the commercial activity outside.

Thank WTisSearching
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very small house with some treasures from his life before after and during his residency. There is a tour available but your don't need it. I was there for a total of 15 minutes.

Thank LAHarleyGal
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This is a special place, based on the history of a special man, it is worth a visit. Situated in Soweto. Small house, with a lot of requiems and honors to Nelson Mandela. Don't expect a large and extensive museum. Would recommend the nearby hector...More

Thank Quartermass
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We visited the Mandela House on a Sunday, when the Pieterson museum was closed, and it became our primary experience of Soweto. I'll divide this review into two parts: the house itself, and the process of getting in and out of the museum. On its...More

1  Thank davenpeggy
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Our guide (Neo) was great he transforms a 15 minutes visit in a complete view of Mandela life! Bravo! Fantastic historical place!

Thank fdescampos
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I'm so happy that we took the time to do this tour while in Johannesburg. Walking in his home and his yard really give a feel for the man that we have studied so much about. He was a humble man...I wish we had politicians...More

2  Thank Cal92673
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Asking the guides about what is the secret about the special meaning for the Mandela Family with regards to the tree in the garden, will identify you as a pro!

1  Thank CenturionMember
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I accompanied my son's private high school (in St. Louis, Missouri) on their first student (16 students/2 teachers) inaugural trip to South Africa in June/July 2017. My husband and I travel to South Africa frequently because we have a business there. This was the first...More

1  Thank shannonvet64
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Although Mandela did not live here for long and although it is more touristy in the area than when Mandela and his family were there it is a good place to learn about the man and his acheivements. There was a great guide who gave...More

1  Thank 932Charles
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