Soweto And Apartheid Museum Tour

Soweto And Apartheid Museum Tour


This Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour allows you to explore Soweto along with the Apartheid Museum on a private guided tour. 

On this tour of Soweto, you’ll learn about the history and culture of Soweto, and discover that even if it’s in South Africa’s largest township, people are still very much a part of this vibrant, modern personality.

Guided Soweto tours offer you an intimate look at the culture, history, and vibrancy of one of South Africa’s most interesting cities.

Soweto And Apartheid Museum Tour gives you an opportunity to experience the energy of this lively city and learn more about the cultural and historical heritage of Soweto, an area that shaped the past of South Africa.

Your Soweto tour guide, was born and raised in Soweto. Your allocated tour guide will take you to historic sites and cultural hotspots to showcase the city’s rich history through to its modern-day culture of this city within the City Of Johannesburg that’s known for its bustling market, vibrant cultural hubs, and the struggle to win back our freedom and equality.

Watch and experience the rise and fall of apartheid at the Apartheid Museum, where you’ll experience the highs and lows of segregation and liberation.


What’s included in the Soweto And Apartheid Museum Tour 

1. English Speaking Local guide (other languages are available on request at an extra cost)

2. Hotel drop-off & pickups (Johannesburg, Sandton, Rosebank, Pretoria)

3. Return Transport in an air-conditioned vehicle, minivan / minibus

4. Admission – Hector Pietersen Museum and Memorial

5. Admission – Mandela House

6. Admission – Apartheid Museum

What’s not included in the Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour 

1. Beverages (although bottled water is provided whilst on tour)

2. Gratuities of any nature

Soweto and Apartheid Museum Tour Itinerary

FNB Stadium, Nasrec, Johannesburg

On our way to Soweto we pass by the National Football Stadium, which hosted the opening and closing ceremonies of the World Cup 2010. We enter the Diepkloof area, and proceed through Soweto.


Baragwanath, Johannesburg South, 2013, South Africa

We drive past Baragwanath Hospital (the largest hospital in Africa), a taxi rank (an important transport node for the people of Soweto) and the historic suburb of Diepkloof on our way to the heart of Soweto.


Shanty Town, Soweto 

Our first stop is at the informal settlement. You can take a stroll through the sand streets with your guide past local dwellings and a typical informal settlement day care. Learn more about the way of life of the people in the settlement.


Regina Mundi, 1 Mkhize Street, Soweto

We continue on through Orlando West to the hub of Soweto. We stop outside Regina Mundi Church and Freedom Square for a quick overview.


Walter Sisulu Square, Klipspruit Valley Road 

The Walter Sisulu Square of Dedication is located in the center of Kliptown, in South Africa.


Hector Pieterson Museum and Memorial

The Hector Pieterson Museum is an iconic museum located in Orlando West, Soweto, South Africa, two blocks away from where Hector Pieterson was shot and killed 16 June 1976.


Vilakazi Street, Soweto

We travel down Vilakazi Street, past the homes of Nelson and Winnie Mandela, and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.


Mandela House, 8115 Orlando West Street, Soweto,

We travel down Vilakazi Street, enter the former of Nelson and Winnie Mandela.


Orlando Towers, Soweto

We travel passed the massive Soweto Towers, which used to provide power to the people of Soweto and is now used for activities including: bungee jumping off the towers. Activity cost is excluded and is for your own account.


Apartheid Museum

Watch the rise and fall of apartheid at the Apartheid Museum, where you’ll experience the highs and lows of segregation and liberation including:

  1. Apartheid Museum
  2. Main Apartheid Exhibition
  3. Mandela Exhibition


  • Departure details: Traveller pickup is offered from your hotel / guest house / airport.
  • Return details: Returns to original departure point

Additional information

    • A booking confirmation will be supplied at time of booking via email;
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults;
    • Children must always be accompanied by an adult;
    • The Tour is not recommended for travellers with back / walking problems, heart problems or other serious medical conditions;
    • Most travellers can participate;
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travellers