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Visitors' Information


Our entry fees are as follows:

Local Fee                                    

  • R65 Adults/Educators/Lecturers
  • R45 children/senior citizens/scholars/students

International Fee                                                          

  • R150 Adults

Open Days: 

National Day

Commemoration date

Freedom Day – Free entry for all

27th  April

International Museum week – Free for learners only

18th – 22nd May

Youth Day – Free entry for youth under 35 years only

16th June

Women’s Day – Free entry for females only

9th August

Heritage Day- Free entry for all

24th September

Day of Reconciliation- Free entry for all

16th December

Christmas Day and Good Friday - closed

25th December and Good Friday


 Operational Schedule:

  • Our visiting hours are 08:00 – 19:00, Monday to Sunday. (Our ticketing office closes at 16:30)
  • We offer scheduled guided tours at 09:00, 12:00, 15:00 and 17:00 (Booking is essential for evening tours)
  • You have the option of doing a self-guided tour where a map of the Freedom Park will be provided to you at the Frontline desk on arrival.
  • A full guided tour takes approximately 1 hour at each element. (//hapo and Garden of Remembrance)
  • Maximum of 10 people per guided Tour
  • A full experience of Freedom Park can take approximately 3 hours. 
  • We offer school Educational Programs based on curriculum and/or topics provided by school.
  • Customized tour routes and duration may be discussed with the Tourist Guide or Educational Officer and can be adjusted accordingly.

 Please see additional information below:

  • The garden of remembrance tours isare conducted outdoors; we recommend that you dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes as the tour involves walking up and down of a steep terrain.
  • Temperature of all visitors taken upon arrival and on guided tours.
  • Please be patient with our office assistance as we will have increased cleaning and disinfection of spaces and frequently-touched surfaces. This is conducted multiple times every day.
  • Please be patient and cooperative with our security personal
  • A Mask must be worn AT ALL TIMES!
  • A distance of 1.5m must be maintained at ALL TIMES!
  • Make provision for sun protection; we recommend sun block, hats, sun glasses or umbrellas.
  • Our Gift Shop is open for visitors to purchase Freedom Park merchandise.
  • The restaurant is open with strict social distancing protocols. Offering meals, refreshments and snacks.  
  • For bookings Contact: 012 336 4116 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. /This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages on site during tours and/or educational programs is strictly prohibited. No exceptions are made.
  • Smoking is allowed only at designated areas around the Park.
  • For every 25 learners a single educator is allowed free entry.
  • For every 5 family members a single free entry is allowed.
  • An STO rate of 15% will be applied to Tour Operators bringing visitors to Freedom Park – Registered on the Freedom Park Database
  • A further 20% rate will be applied to all Tour operators’/booking agencies/travel agents who bring an average of 1000 visitors per month or at least a minimum of 50 visitors per day.
  • A maximum 25% rate will be applied to all tour operators/booking agencies/travel agents who bring an average of 2000 visitors per month or at least a minimum of 100 visitors per day.
  • All registered Tourist Guides with a badge on and/or a valid operational card receive free entry.
  • Teachers are to assist with the managing of learners during a tour.
  • If you are late for your tour appointment, you may be required to do a self-guided tour.
  • Kindly note due to cancellations and delays, there is no refund for all paid tours, however a re-entry complimentary may be considered for dissatisfaction.


For further inquiries contact our Frontline Desk on 012 336 4020/ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please visit our website: for more details.

We look forward to your visit.

Daily Operations

We are open seven days a week, from 8am until 4.30pm.
There are guided tours daily at 9am, 12pm and 3pm (except on Christmas Day).Maps are available for self-guided tours. 

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