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President Paul Kruger House

Church Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
+27 12 326 9172
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Church Street, Pretoria 0081, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Kruger House, Pretoria - Built in 1884, it housed the then President Paul Kruger. Milk was used, instead of water, for mixing the cement from which the house was constructed, as the cement available was of poor quality. The house was also one of the...More

Thank 1vinodsharma1
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Unreal to "feel" how the President lived! Except for the classy furniture, the lifestyle was very basic! The cole stove in the kitchen, the basic kitchen utensils and even the basin. It reminded me of how I grew up in the 1960's! Their religious lifestyle...More

Thank Jacob v
Reviewed 15 March 2017

I am not over excited with this property. Not for families with little kids Not really in a nice part of town either - but I suppose if you are historically orientated - it is okay

Thank twf511
Reviewed 22 February 2017

When you walk into the house, you are pulled into another century, when Paul Kruger was president of South Africa. Adding to the experience is the period architecture, with its dark interior and heavy furniture. I came to South Africa from the U.S., and before...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It was some time ago that I visit the President Paul Kruger House with my sister. But I remember that this visit really gave me a trip in history I even went and purchased a book on the Boer War. This was truly a visit...More

Thank Elizabeth v
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I first visited this house many years ago. It still has charm and is in good shape, giving a great snapshot of a bygone era. It is in need of some maintenance, though, and Oom Paul's sternness and racism do cast a shadow over the...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I really enjoyed our visit here. It's not a large house but there's plenty to see, not just in the house itself (the contents of which is remarkably complete) but also outside. It will give you a very good and fascinating insight into the life...More

Thank OtistheBlackCat
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Although very small, this house offers a good look at how Kruger lived. It was very modest for a man of such distinction, considering the splendour of the present ruler's palaces.

Thank Maria1481943
Reviewed 17 January 2017

One interesting and polarizing figure, Paul Kruger definitely deserves a double take. A glimpse into his life and later years can be achieved through a visit to the Kruger Museum in Pretoria. The museum itself just doesn't show visitors what his living conditions were like...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Went there to show my son the history of Paul Kruger, President of South Africa in the early 19th century! This museum is absolutely in mint condition and portrays the history of this Era with the total ORIGINAL furniture and trimmings, the original train in...More

Thank Marisa B
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it's opens at 8.00 and close at 16.00
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