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South African Armour Museum

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Fantastic family outing

Our first stop in Bloemfontein was the Armour Museum. The grounds are lovely and we enjoyed walking... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
ants_krause
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Geraldton, Australia
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Boys and Military enthusiasts heaven

Easy to find off Jhbg to CT Highway in a secure military area with safe parking but wear walking... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2015
William H
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Pretoria
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  • Terrible5%
9 Jul 2018
“Not very well maintained”
5 Apr 2018
“Touring of the city”
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Frans Steynberg Street, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I hope that the South African government can maintain our history better. It might be of a hurtful past but lets learn from it not to repeat it. But the museum is till worth the visit. Especially for kids

Thank Igor4President
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Hours: 09:00 - 16:00 Daily except Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays. After Hours: Arrangements with the Curator. Group Visits: Arrangements with the Curator 14 days prior to the visit. Admission: Free of charge. Facilities: 2 Special Service Battalion Auditorium for hire, seating 35. Garrison Hall,...More

Thank oratilemachete
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Such an interesting museum, and all exhibits so clearly labeled, so that we could see the history. A beautiful building

Thank Jenni M
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We tried to go and visit but was told it was closed and had to make anapointment I suggest that if you want to go try get the number foe the place and ale an appointment pity we really wanted to see the old army...More

1  Thank chantaltweddle
Reviewed 16 May 2016

Visited the Armour Museum this last Saturday - what a disappointment that the museum was closed. We were allowed into the grounds to walk around the museum and see the Armoured vehicles - but staff could not tell me when the museum would be open....More

1  Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

Our first stop in Bloemfontein was the Armour Museum. The grounds are lovely and we enjoyed walking around and looking at all the different military vehicles and the parade grounds. Our young boys loved it!! It is a wonderful collection and quite interesting. The actual...More

Thank ants_krause
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The museum was closed when it should have been open.... It was interesting to walk around and look at the tanks and artillery though.

1  Thank HoogKJ
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Easy to find off Jhbg to CT Highway in a secure military area with safe parking but wear walking shoes as you will do a huge amount of walking. Numerous Examples of Tanks and other Armoured Vehicles used in South Africa past 130 Years. No...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 19 January 2015

It's such a pity to see a Museum in this condition. All the tanks & planes look rundown. The museum it self is sparse

1  Thank dudlys
Reviewed 18 December 2014

One of the world’s truly great attractions that it can be difficult to get to see. The collection of Armoured vehicles is unique, in particular the variants developed during South Africa’s isolation. You also get to see some very special and current world leading developments...More

2  Thank JohnHowellsMHT
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