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SAAF Museum

Old Johannesburg Road, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
+27 12 351 2290
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Airshow 5 May 2018

This was so much fun and so interesting, we had a huge fright with the unexpected war simulation... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Marinda8
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Kempton Park, South Africa
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So disappointed; traveled there only to find place closed. The staff were very unhelpful in... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2018
Christina T
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Old Johannesburg Road, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This was so much fun and so interesting, we had a huge fright with the unexpected war simulation but it was so incredible to witness, the pilots are extremely talented and the show was very entertaining and well planned. Shows like this should be done...More

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Reviewed 1 March 2018

So disappointed; traveled there only to find place closed. The staff were very unhelpful in advising that the museum was closed and could not say why or when it would be open again.

Thank Christina T
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

This pace offers free entrance that makes it a favorable place if you are low on budged. There is a number of old aircraft on display and some of them you are allowed to enter in. On both the runway area and the hangers are...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2017

it is a pleasant days outing it it not for the real aviation nut more for the wanna be pilots it is well laid oiut and has quite a variety of aircraft on display unfortunately there seemed to be no one around to clarify anything...More

Thank 143Jhbtraveller
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

If you love old planes in pristine condition then this is the place to visit with keepsakes available to purchase. Ever wondered what the cockpit of those old planes looked like inside - well here is your chance and if it is not busy you...More

Thank C2808ABjuanb
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

Not much happens during the week, but flying days are usually the first Saturday of the month, when model aircraft and real planes take to the skies. This is exciting! The museum is run on a shoestring and some areas are really neglected, but it...More

1  Thank David L
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Reviewed 7 November 2016

On recent holiday to Cape Town I allowed time to visit this museum in my schedule. Having read their website I duly arrived on a Saturday morning. SAAF Guardroom booked me in and volunteer came to get me. Imagine my disappointment when he then told...More

2  Thank mikeandjohouse
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very interesting for young and old. Could do with some maintenance though. Floors not clean. Paintwork not in good condition. Everything looks very 'tired'.

Thank InkieSouthAfrica
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Reviewed 30 September 2016

We tried to visit in June 2016 but the museum was apparently closed. The guards at the entry to the gate were not much aware of the museum but were helpful enough to make phone calls and find out. The museum was shut down for...More

Thank zlaton
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

This large static display is based on one of the larger South African Air Force bases contains a comprehensive selection of aircraft that have been operated by the SAAF over several decades.

Thank 689WilliamP
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