In modern society suffering caused by war is still a reality. South Africa experienced this suffering during the Anglo-Boer War, also referred to as the South African War of 1899-1902. The outcome was bitterness, hatred, dispossession and division for many decades to come. More than a century later South Africans can look back at this event as a shared tragedy that shaped the social, political, economic and historical landscape of South Africa as we know it today. The museum not only provides the visitor with an insight into the course and development of the Anglo-Boer War through its unique collection and exhibitions, but it also brings the visitor closer to understanding the background against which the war took place and the universal suffering it caused. Read more >
Activity: Tour of Bloemfontein including the Women’s Memorial, Anglo Boer Museum, Oliewenhuis Art Museum and Naval Hill.
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