South African National Museum of Military History, Johannesburg

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Founded in 1947 to record South Africa's involvement in World War II, South African National Museum of Military History quickly expanded to cover all conflicts the country was ever involved in. Exhibited items include official records, photographs, weapons, and other artifacts from various battles and wars. Be sure to take a look at the Boer War Memorial, which is dedicated to all who lost their lives during this late 19th-century conflict. Take a look at our Johannesburg tour planning tool to schedule your visit to South African National Museum of Military History and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The most awesome military museum I have ever visited. If you want to understand South African Military history this is the place to go.  more »
  • Large collection of weaponry, tanks, airplanes and various other military artifacts from South Africa used in the first and Second World War. Very well organized. It is worth reserving some time to meet.
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  • Incredible experience. From tanks to planes. You name it they have it. Take a detailed tour though some of histories engineering marvels. Museum is conveniently located and affordable. R 30 entrance for kids and double for adults. Able to actually get into many of the vehicles. Great day out for the family.
  • If you are a historian or just like to visit museums in general and are interested in history you need to visit this place. You will spend hours on end walking through the museum looking around and be breathless at the amount of time and effort spend to exhibit all there is to see. Would highly recommend to visit at least once.
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