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Kliptown Open Air Museum

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The Kliptown Open Air Museum, situated in Soweto, Johannesburg, offers a journey into the historical and cultural fabric of South Africa. This outdoor museum is located at the site where the Freedom Charter, a pivotal document in the struggle for democracy, was adopted in 1955.

The museum comprises of a series of sculptures, art installations, and informative plaques, the museum provides a tangible connection to the events and figures that shaped South Africa's struggle for equality and freedom.

Visitors can explore the various exhibits, which depict scenes from the past, paying tribute to the individuals who played significant roles in the fight against apartheid.

The museum's open-air format allows for a reflective and immersive experience. The peaceful surroundings contrast with the weighty history, creating a somber yet informative atmosphere.

For those interested in South African history, particularly the anti-apartheid movement, the Kliptown Open Air Museum offers a valuable educational experience. The site's resonance with significant events in the country's history makes it an important destination for understanding the struggle for justice and equality in South Africa.


Time: Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm


Venue address: Walter Sisulu Square, corner Union Avenue and Main Road, Kliptown

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Wheelchair accessibility: Unknown


Website: https://www.joburg.org.za/play_/Pages/Play%20in%20Joburg/Culture%20and%20Heritage/Links/Museums/Culture%20and%20Historic%20museums/Kliptown-Museum.aspx

Tel: 011 022 1182/5574

Email: Janemon@Joburg.org.za

 

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