Smuts House Museum

Jan Christiaan Smuts (1870-1950) was twice president of South Africa and member of the British War Cabinet during both the First and Second World Wars. He was instrumental in establishing the both the League of Nations and the United Nations.

In 1948 he supported the Fagan Commission's Report that recommended the relaxation of laws regulating the influx of blacks into the cities. This he believed would not only improve the labour supply but also prevent the social problems associated with migrant labour. The National Party campaigned on just the opposite platform. Smuts lost the election, the National Party ushered in their Apartheid policies, and the rest was history.

He spent the last 40 years of his life at his farm in Irene, called Doornkloof. Here he was able to study what he loved best - botany. It is this modest farmhouse that has been converted into the Smuts House Museum.

ADDRESS:
Jan Smuts Ave, Irene

TEL:
(012) 667-1176
(012) 667-1213

HOURS:'
Mon-Fri:09:30 - 13:00 13:30 - 16:30
Weekends: 9:30 - 13:00 13:30 - 17:00
public holidays: 9:30 -13:00 13:30 - 17:00
Closed on Good Friday, 1 May, 24 & 25 Dec

Nearby Listings

Sleeps: 10 in 4 units/rooms

Twin Rivers

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

0.6km South West of center of Smuts House Museum

Twin Rivers Self Catering Flatlets accommodation is situated in the quiet and beautiful Twin Rivers Country Security Estate, Irene, Centurion where we still have vegetable patches and a view of the veld.

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Sleeps: 34 in 17 units/rooms
From R 600,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Pheasant Hill Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Rietvlei Nature Reserve District

2.3km North East of center of Smuts House Museum

The guesthouse is surrounded by beautiful lush green gardens with sitting areas and lots of trees. Stay in one of 14 luxurious double en-suite bedrooms, each with its own private entrance and fully equipped. Breakfast is served in the dining room...

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Sleeps: 7 in 3 units/rooms
From R 300,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Dunkelly

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

2.6km West of center of Smuts House Museum

All units have en-suite bathrooms, well-equipped kitchens, TV's with M-Net, private entrances from the secure parking area and panoramic vistas onto the established, landscaped and bird-prolific garden. Situated between Midrand and Pretoria in the...

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Sleeps: 45 in 16 units/rooms

Colonial Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Centurion

2.6km North West of center of Smuts House Museum

Nestled in the quiet and tranquil surroundings of Irene Village the Colonial Guest House gives you the opportunity to experience the ambience of the countryside in the centre of Gauteng.

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Leopardsong Manor

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Centurion

3.5km West of center of Smuts House Museum

Leopardsong Manor in Centurion Golf Estate has been noted for its stylish interior and spacious rooms overlooking one of the best golf courses in the country. The Manor is stylishly decorated in rosewood with 18 individually decorated suites, dining areas

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Sleeps: 6
From R 242,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Piccolo 15

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

5.3km North West of center of Smuts House Museum

This luxury fully furnished three bedroom unit is a self-catering apartment located in Centurion on the corner of Von Willigh Ave and Lenchen Ave, close to all amenities.

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Sleeps: 6
From R 1 376,00
Per unit, per night.

Piccolo 18

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

5.3km North West of center of Smuts House Museum

This luxury fully furnished three bedroom unit is a self-catering apartment located in Centurion on the corner of Von Willigh Ave and Lenchen Ave, close to all amenities and just of the Krugersdorp (N1) highway making it a convenient, safe destination for

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Sleeps: 4
From R 228,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Piccolo 32

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

5.3km North West of center of Smuts House Museum

This luxury fully furnished two bedroom unit is a self-catering apartment located in Centurion on the corner of Von Willigh Ave and Lenchen Ave, close to all amenities and just of the Pietersburg/Krugersdorp (N1) highway.

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Sleeps: 4
From R 228,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Piccolo 38

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

5.3km North West of center of Smuts House Museum

This luxury fully furnished two bedroom unit is a self-catering apartment located in Centurion on the corner of Von Willigh Ave and Lenchen Ave, close to all amenities

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Sleeps: 4
From R 249,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Piccolo 46

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Centurion

5.3km North West of center of Smuts House Museum

This luxury fully furnished two bedroom unit is a self-catering apartment located in Centurion on the corner of Von Willigh Ave and Lenchen Ave, close to all amenities and just of the Krugersdorp (N1) highway making it a convenient, safe destination for a

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