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Melrose House

275 Jacob Mare Street | Free parking is available at 280 Scheiding Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 322 0420
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Victorian opulence abounds at this tastefully preserved historic home.
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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275 Jacob Mare Street | Free parking is available at 280 Scheiding Street, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
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"the anglo boer war"
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"victorian era"
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"stained glass"
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"peace treaty was signed"
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"audio tour"
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"grounds are well maintained"
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"south african history"
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"coffee shop"
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"glimpse"
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"significance"
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"stately"
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"museum"
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"capsule"
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"fountain"
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"knowledge"
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Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

A wonderfully well preserved Victorian-era villa with loads of historical interest, in particular because the peace treaty ending the Anglo-Boer war was signed here, and the very table it was signed on is still here. Our guide told us that the AWB (white nationalists) actually...More

1  Thank sfuhere
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Reviewed 19 January 2018

Just went there to see how the place looks like inside and the outside set up. However I could not check the rooms , as I was only allowed up to the reception are, however, I took a quick glimpse whilebusy asking few questions about...More

Thank Walter M
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I loved visiting this place. Make sure you take the audio tour which is really well done however it’s not advertised very clearly and you could easy just walk around. Well worth visiting just do some forward planning if using the loos! See photo

Thank Grant M
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This stately mansion was where the Anglo-Boer Treaty was signed in 1902. It is a proud mansion that is worth visiting if in Pretoria and has been left in its original condition. The grounds are well maintained and the large property has a clay tennis...More

1  Thank WCOB
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

was worth going and having a look if you are doing the pretoria tour. But there is a charge to visit the place, so you may want to be mindful of the same. check with your guide.

Thank RivaSharma
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

A lovely historic house seeped in history. Really enjoyed going through the rooms that are well kept as if there are still people living in the house. Lovely verandah around the house and huge gardens. There has been in the past, an exquisite antique fair...More

Thank Eileen M
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

I never get tired of visiting this venue and do so each time it's Antique Fair Day. Well kept with authentic items in each room. Well worth a visit to all visitors to Pretoria.

Thank billgraham2016
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

Went today and was totally astonished about how great everything was kept in place. Now for the best part I am what they may say an "indigo child". This experience was totally awesome and I would recommend you go for a visit if you are...More

1  Thank Lientjie P
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Melrose House is a stately mansion and museum located on Burgers Park in Pretoria, South Africa. Since there was a cost to visit the museum of R22, we did not visit the place but saw it only from the outside. There is free parking there.

2  Thank 1vinodsharma1
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

The rich history of this manor house right in the heart of the city. Step inside to a forgotten era of simpler pleasures.

1  Thank Awethu_International
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