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how many museums are in soweto?

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Country: South Africa

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Kliptown Museum
Hector Peterson Museum
Mandela House

Also to see:
The Twin Towers - electricity to the north of Johannesburg
Kliptown Squatter camp
Diepkloof
Rotso's Shebeen
Vilakazi Street - two Nobel Prize winners lived there, Desmond Tutu & Nelson Mandela
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In the the township of Soweto you will find "Hector Pieterson memorial" and a "Musueum of the Apartheid" ,Hector Pieterson, age 13, was one the first students to be killed during the 1976 Student Uprising in Soweto. He has since become a symbol of youth resistance to apartheid. This uprising started on 16 June as a peaceful protest march organized by school students in Soweto. One of the main grievances was the introduction of Afrikaans, regarded as the language of the oppressor, as a medium of instruction in all African schools.


Nelson Mandela's humble house in Orlando West, Soweto, now called the Mandela Family Museum, is an interesting stopover for those keen to imbibe a slice of authentic history on the world's most famous former prisoner.

The museum, a house comprising four inter-leading rooms, contains a rather higgledy-piggledy assortment of memorabilia, paintings and photographs of the Mandela family as well as a collection of honorary doctorates bestowed on Nelson Mandela from universities and institutions around the world. There's also a boxing belt from Sugar Ray Leonard, a multi-coloured cloak presented to the former president and a row of his old boots. The matchbox home, at 8115 Ngakane Street, was Mandela's first house. He moved there with his first wife Evelyn Ntoko Mase in 1946. After their divorce in 1957, she moved out. When Mandela married Winnie Madikizela in 1958, she joined him at the Soweto home. However, during the ensuing years when his life as a freedom fighter was all-consuming, Mandela seldom stayed there. He was the "Black Pimpernel", living life on the run, until his arrest and imprisonment in 1962.

To visit Soweto you have to contract a tour company...under no circumstances you will be going in by yourself, the crime rate in to this areas are extremely high, personally I never visit soweto
In the the township of Soweto you will find "Hector Pieterson memorial" and a "Musueum of the Apartheid" ,Hector Pieterson, age 13, was one the first students to be killed during the 1976 Student Uprising in Soweto. He has since become a symbol of youth resistance to apartheid. This uprising started on 16 June as a peaceful protest march organized by school students in Soweto. One of the main grievances was the introduction of Afrikaans, regarded as the language of the oppressor, as a medium of instruction in all African schools.


Nelson Mandela's humble house in Orlando West, Soweto, now called the Mandela Family Museum, is an interesting stopover for those keen to imbibe a slice of authentic history on the world's most famous former prisoner.

The museum, a house comprising four inter-leading rooms, contains a rather higgledy-piggledy assortment of memorabilia, paintings and photographs of the Mandela family as well as a collection of honorary doctorates bestowed on Nelson Mandela from universities and institutions around the world. There's also a boxing belt from Sugar Ray Leonard, a multi-coloured cloak presented to the former president and a row of his old boots. The matchbox home, at 8115 Ngakane Street, was Mandela's first house. He moved there with his first wife Evelyn Ntoko Mase in 1946. After their divorce in 1957, she moved out. When Mandela married Winnie Madikizela in 1958, she joined him at the Soweto home. However, during the ensuing years when his life as a freedom fighter was all-consuming, Mandela seldom stayed there. He was the "Black Pimpernel", living life on the run, until his arrest and imprisonment in 1962.

To visit Soweto you have to contract a tour company...under no circumstances you will be going in by yourself, the crime rate in to this areas are extremely high, personally I never visit soweto
I certainly recommend a Soweto tour:

This will include the museums and sights of Soweto.

If you're into extreme things I HIGHLY suggest you try this exciting jump" I've already done it twice and it's amazing.

Don't forget to go to the Apartheid Museum too:
I am from DURBAN, a coastal city in South Africa.
SOWETO is a township in JOHANNESBURG - it's a 6 hour drive from DBN and a 1 hour flight from DBN.

If I am not mistaken there is only 1 museum in SOWETO

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