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Address: 18 Connaught Rd. | Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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History Lovers

If you run Comrades and was in the Army, a visit to this monument is a must So much history is locked up in this building awaiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2016
GielCillie
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Centurion, South Africa
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Marlow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I would have loved to have visited the museum - because I am Arthur Newton's great niece - and one of a small number of his descendants who actually remember him. I arranged a special trip from the UK to visit the Comrades Marathon route and museum. The route was fascinating however, despite knowing I was coming the museum had... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We go past there every year to collect number etc and always very well organised. always learn something new going through history room

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Centurion, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

If you run Comrades and was in the Army, a visit to this monument is a must So much history is locked up in this building awaiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

one you know more about the comrades marathon who it started and also communicate with runners, you just realise that is not about winning the price its about being part of the race and finish which is a great experience. I really did enjoy to watch the race it makes you feel as part of comrade family. I always participate... More 

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1 Thank MandyN1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

A great history of a great race well presented in a very informative and interesting venue. Great building. Great exhibits and friendly staff

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1 Thank Big_GWP
Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2014

Comrades House is wonderful. The gardens are stunning and well managed by its passionate gardener. The old Victorian building houses its museum and a whole lot of Comrades memorabilia.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Good for a visit. Everything you need to know. I liked that there wasnt too much either. 2 Rooms with all the highlights, perfect for a view. Just right in my opinion!

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3 Thank Stanley466
Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2013

a unique place for the runners , but nothing much for akk the others . as a part of the tour of knowing the route its ok , but not to come aspecially for it .

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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2012

Very nice old building, well maintained and vrendly staff. Parking available and open office hours.Easy to find plenty directional signs. The woodwork in the house in good condition, beautiful stairs and well maintained garden.

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Pietermaritzburg
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

If you are a compitior in this race or enjoy sports history you will enjoy this. (I am obviously neither)

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