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Fort KlapperKop Military Museum

Johann Rissik Drive | Groenkloof, R21, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 346 7703
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As we asked a friend for a good location to make good panorama pictures of Jacaranda Blooming in... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Leopoldsburg, Belgium
Awesome view and interesting design

I found the fort a little underwhelming. Fantastic view over Pretoria was a bonus but the Fort and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2017
Grant M
via mobile
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Fort overlooking Pretoria, designed to defend against riots and raids on the city, but it is said, “never a shot was fired in anger from this fort.”
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good50%
  • Average21%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Johann Rissik Drive | Groenkloof, R21, Pretoria, South Africa
+27 12 346 7703
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As we asked a friend for a good location to make good panorama pictures of Jacaranda Blooming in Pretoria he recommended us to drive up to Fort Klapperkop. So we did and did not regret it. You get a nice Panoramic view over the city....More

Thank on4ajt
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

I found the fort a little underwhelming. Fantastic view over Pretoria was a bonus but the Fort and museum itself was only average. If you have time and are interested in Boar War history go.

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Just a warning to visitors, that, unlike the good old days, one has to pay to drive into Fort Klapperkop these days. Tried to drive in to show some out of towners and there is a boom and one does pay. R25 per adult, R12...More

Thank 901JayGee
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I visit this venue a few times a year and I'm pleased to note that it's improving on each visit. Good historical museum with a lot of factual information. It's usually quiet and I welcome the serenity whilst wandering the grounds.

Thank billgraham2016
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Over the past few years the area has become quite unsafe at night. The road was also horrible! However recently we went to look at the city lights. The road was brand new and the whole area was better looked after. This made us feel...More

Thank Rudi S
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Well worth a visit, for the History and the great vistas. Close to the Voortrekker monument and Groenkloof nature reserve, for a great days outing (and or use your MTB for a cycle tour)

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 8 April 2017

On Friday, after touring the Voortrekker Monument and Fort Schanskop we went on to Fort Klapperkop, arriving around 14h30 - only to be greeted by closed gates and a guard who informed us that the fort was closed due to "a meeting". Well, OK, meetings...More

2  Thank Richard C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

It is such a pity that in South Africa , the historical places are not more advertised . This museum is so interesting. One walks through one room through to another , walking trough how life must have been . And as in any history...More

Thank Lutia2015
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Should be done in conjunction with the Voortrekker monument visit as access is easily achieved by taking the rear road from the Voortrekker carpark. Great viewpoint across Pretoria and the surrounding hills. Well preserved fort with a number of good displays and diorama of a...More

Thank Philip J
Reviewed 28 December 2016

What a lovely place to have a look out over Pretoria, it seems safe and there are benches where you can sit and look out. Unfortunately the museum is closed over the festive period.

Thank Erin M
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14 March 2016|
Response from H3nn1ng |
11am to 5pm, but they won't let you in after 15h30.