Formerly known as the South African National War Museum, the SA Museum of Military History holds a vast collection of 44 000 items, including weapons, military aircraft, medals, uniforms, military music, photographs, books, and propaganda.
The museum has many interesting military exhibits, most notably of military hardware, such as guns, tanks, armoured vehicles, and even a submarine.
The collection comprises military equipment starting from the Anglo Boer War, World War One, World War Two, and most recently, the civil war against Apartheid.
The museum also has several well-equipped facilities to handle various kinds of functions, as listed below.
Marrières Wood Banqueting Room
- dining and cocktail function
- 160 diners / cocktail space for 250/300
Delville Wood Workshop Room
- desks for 100 people
- overhead projector
JC Lemmer Auditorium
- seats 176
- various projectors (35 mm, overhead, VHS)
- PA system, white boards
- 45 seated and 60/70 for cocktails
Dan Pienaar Gun Park:
- cocktail and dining facility
- 180 seated and 350 for cocktails
MUSEUM SHOP - memorabilia
- Erlswold Way, Saxonwald
- adjacent to the Johannesburg Zoo
open daily 09.00 - 16.30
Tel: +27 (011) 646 5513
Fax +27 (011) 646 5256
Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms
0.7km North of center of SA Museum of Military History
Cotswold Gardens situated in the beautiful treed suburb of Saxonwold Johannesburg. Beautiful garden, a large sparkling swimming pool, with free standing sculptures and a variety of contemporary art inside the house.
0.9km South of center of SA Museum of Military History
Forest Town Guest Cottages situated in Forest Town in Johannesburg. These attractively and comfortably furnished villas are self-contained, separate and private, 1- and 2-bedroom villas to suit families, the business traveller and tourists.
1.2km South of center of SA Museum of Military History
Nestled in the leafy suburb of Forest Town, in a quiet and secure cul-de-sac with 24 hour security guards. Friendly and warm comfort offered by Annie and Chris Challis - this is your home away from home.
Sleeps: 8 in 4 units/rooms
2.6km South West of center of SA Museum of Military History
Parktown Guesthouse is set in a beautiful garden of a private Parktown estate
- Situated in a lovely neighborhood. The cottage can accommodate two persons.
Sleeps: 4 in 2 units/rooms
2.9km North West of center of SA Museum of Military History
La Bougain Villa is an elegant Bed and Breakfast in a quiet peaceful garden setting in the heart of Johannesburg's northern suburbs. Holiday makers and business executives are most welcome.
3.0km West of center of SA Museum of Military History
Self catering accommodation in Parkhurst, Johannesburg. Including office area and within walking distance restaurants, shops and pubs. A sports club is on the boundary of the establishment.
3.4km South West of center of SA Museum of Military History
7th Street Guesthouse and Conference Venue is a 4 star graded by TGCSA, with 13 luxury en suite rooms equipped with DSTV, Wifi internet access, heaters, hairdryers, fans, digital safes, coffee/tea facilities and bar fridges stocked with compliment...
Sleeps: 12 in 6 units/rooms
From R 680,00
Per unit, per night.
4.3km South West of center of SA Museum of Military History
33 on First Guesthouse is situated a stone's throw from the Bohemian suburb of Melville's famous 7th Street with its vibe atmosphere, pavement cafes, cozy restaurants, antique/vintage stores and cocktail clubs, we are in the perfect location to explore Jo
5.7km West of center of SA Museum of Military History
Panhandle Place Cottages are lovely self-catering units in a beautiful garden setting with views of the city skyline.
We are centrally placed in an old Johannesburg suburb with tree-lined streets, safe for walking and jogging.
7.8km West of center of SA Museum of Military History
Bearing the proud crest of the Higgo family, this boutique guesthouse offers luxury accommodation and conference facilities in the northern suburb of Northcliff, Johannesburg.
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