Johannesburg Tour Ideas
Gain insight into the history and culture of Soweto, the largest urban area of Johannesburg, on this 4-hour tour by coach or minivan. Hear about the role Soweto played in South Africa's apartheid movement as you visit the Mandela House, the Tutu House, Hector Pieterson Memorial and Museum and more. Your tour includes live onboard commentary and hotel pickup and drop-off.<br /><br /><strong>Please note:</strong> The Hector Peterson Museum Roof collapsed and is therefore currently closed. Please note that we have now temporarily re-routed the visit to The June 16 Memorial. It is at no. 25 Mphuthi street, corner of Pula Street, Central Western Jabavu, Soweto. It is directly opposite Morris Isaacson High School (Tsietsi Mashinini 's alma mater).
The Apartheid Museum opened in 2001 and is acknowledged as the preeminent museum in the world, dealing with 20th Century South Africa, at the heart of which is the apartheid story. For anyone wanting to understand and experience what apartheid South Africa was really like, a visit to the Apartheid Museum is fundamental.
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