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Nelson Mandela was such a great person and that's how you present him. Disappointing!
After the run down place at Qunu I expected after years of renovating something special.
The rooms to view the pictures are far too small. there are three security gates and...More
Visited the museum in Mthatha ( heard from staff there that the museum at QUNU is almost the same ) and naturally it has complete info on the great man ( with audio / video showings with old photos etc ). Staff is so so...More
I was visiting Umthatha in the Eastern Cape, took a short flight from Johannesburg and landed in Umthatha Airport very nice and clean airport, visited this iconic space where the Legends life is told and depicted, it's a well thought out gallery with Mandelas gifts...More
The staff at the museum were not that friendly, they didn't have any written information about anything that was on the wAlls. The gift store was showing a video I wanted but it was not available, store copy only, not good business
As mentioned by other reviewers, note that there is a main museum in Mthatha itself (apparently still closed according to our B&B hostess) and a smaller one in Qunu. We visited (and review) the latter.
Two words: disappointing; lackluster.
Having finally located the hilltop museum...More
Please note that I visited the Nelson Mandela Youth and Heritage site at Quno, which is administered by the Dept of Arts and Culture and is affiliated to the main museum in Mthatha (which was not open at the time of my visit - some...More