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Queen's Fort Military Museum

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Worth a visit. Our children loves it there

The Queen's Fort houses an educational and interesting war museum with tanks, fighter planes... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2017
JanB1156
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A condensed display of South African Military history

The museum has succeeded in presenting the SA history from a military perspective in a limited... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2017
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Apr 5, 2018
“Tour of the city”
Oct 2, 2017
“Worth your time”
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116 Church Street, City Centre, Free State, Bloemfontein 9301, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

The idea to erect this building came after the Battle of Boomplaats (fought near Jagersfontein between the British and the Voortrekker on 28 August 1848). Major Henry Douglas Warden was instructed to build the Fort by Harry Smith to replace Fort Dury, which was situated...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Although they are not open on Sundays, it is still worth the effort to visit this museum. Entrance is for free, and the museum is well looked after. The garden is a bad condition due to the severe drought, but apart from that, one is...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

The Queen's Fort houses an educational and interesting war museum with tanks, fighter planes, cannons etc. outside provide endless fun for the kids while their parents can rest under a tree.

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Reviewed 17 February 2017

The museum has succeeded in presenting the SA history from a military perspective in a limited space. Unfortunately some objects were missing (weapons primarily and for safety reasons). The texts should have been modified due to this action.

Thank Claes T
Reviewed 15 November 2016

If you have children and enjoy the military history, this is a must see. It is great fun to walk along the walls of the fort and see where the canons was placed to protect the old Bloemfontein.

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

Also called the Bloemfontein Military Museum, this museum houses exhibits of all armed conflicts that took place in the Free State since about 1820. Outside their are various military vehicles (tanks, guns, etc) and a fighter jet. To get in you need to ring a...More

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