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One of the most significant events in the history of South Africa was the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902. Although the protagonists were Britain and the two Boer Republics of the Transvaal and the Orange Free State, the population of South Africa as a whole became embroiled in the war either directly or indirectly.

The War Museum in Bloemfontein provides an understanding of the background against which the Anglo-Boer War took place through its unique art collection, dioramas and exhibitions. The course and development of the war unfolds in front of your eyes as you progress through the museum. You are also afforded a glimpse into the life and suffering endured in the concentration and prisoner-of-war camps.

We are immensely proud of this historical landmark in South Africa, and urge everyone who wants to understand this part of South African history, to pay us a visit.



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Museum News and Events
Women`s Day - Emily Hobhouse
Women's Day - Emily Hobhouse

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Mandela Day 2018
Mandela Day 2018 Supporting Huistoe Animal Welfare

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Help the Museum to keep History alive!
A few years ago the War Museum initiated the launch of an Anglo-Boer War Olympiad for schools where the participating teams could win awards and prizes. Despite a limited budget, the Museum, with the support of the Friends of the War Museum, is deter

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Please take note: New admission fee rates for the Museum will come into effect on 1 July 2018.
Please take note: New admission fee rates for the Museum will come into effect on 1 July 2018.

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Youth Day Exhibition: From 16 June 2018.
Youth Day Exhibition: From 16 June 2018. The Museum will have an exciting new exhibit in celebration of Youth Month.

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An afternoon workshop for Historians and Heritage Professionals.
Come and enjoy an afternoon workshop for Historians and Heritage Professionals hosted at the War Museum on 19 June 2018 from 2-5pm

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Opening of the Heritage Day 2017 Exhibition: Churches during the Anglo-Boer War
Opening of the Heritage Day 2017 Exhibition: Churches during the Anglo-Boer War

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Book Launch: The Anglo-Boer War in 100 Objects
Jonathan Ball Publishers, Exclusive Books and the War Museum cordially invite you to the launch of our new book The Anglo-Boer War in 100 Objects.

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Launch of publication by the Department of Arts and Culture
The book was launched on 30 November 2015

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Garden of Remembrance
The unveiling ceremony took place on 30 November 2015

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Sol Plaatje Hall
The opening was on 30 November 2015

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Publications
Die Anglo-Boereoorlog in 100 Objekte / The Anglo-Boer War in 100 Objects
The Anglo-Boer War in 100 Objects brings the victories and the tragedies, the full extent of the human drama behind this war to life through 100 iconic artefacts. Available in Afrikaans and English.

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Soldiers of the Queen on the South African veld, published by the War Museum of the Boer Republics.
The first book about the experiences of the ordinary British soldiers.

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Museum Guide Book
Guide Book for sale at the Museum. It is available in Afrikaans, English and Sotho.

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Promotion for NB Publishers: Verskroeide Aarde / Scorched Earth Fransjohan Pretorius
New book bringing new insights into one of the most controversial aspects of the Anglo-Boer War, the Scorched Earth Policy. Available in both Afrikaans and English.

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