Mandela House Museum
Hector Pieterson Memorial
North of Vilakazi St is Hector Pieterson Sq. It’s named after the 13-year-old who was shot dead in the run-up to the Soweto uprising,...
Hector Pieterson Museum
This powerful museum illuminates the role of Sowetan life in the history of the independence struggle. It follows the tragic incidents...
Built originally for Orlando’s Power Station, the towers host one of the world’s more incongruous bungee jumps. Once painted a drab...
This is a great place to hang out if you only have a night in Soweto. Patrons spill onto the street tables and mingle joyfully with...
Mandela House Museum information
Lonely Planet review
Nelson Mandela lived with his first wife, Evelyn, and later with his second wife, Winnie, in this house, just off Vilakazi St . The museum, which was renovated in 2009, includes interactive exhibits on the history of the house and some interesting family photos. Just down Vilakazi St, by Sakhumzi Restaurant, is the home of Archbishop Desmond Tutu .