Museum in Bloemfontein

Anglo-Boer War Museum

Behind the National Women’s Memorial, the Anglo-Boer War Museum has some interesting displays, including photos from concentration camps set up not only in South Africa but also in Bermuda, India and Portugal. Apart…
Wildlife Reserve in Bloemfontein

Franklin Game Reserve

Atop Naval hill, the Franklin Game Reserve is a great place for a walk.
Park in Bloemfontein

Naval Hill

This was the site of the British naval-gun emplacements during the Anglo-Boer War. Carved on the eastern side of the hill is a large white horse (akin to a Wiltshire horse) that served as a landmark for British cava…
Gallery in Bloemfontein

Oliewenhuis Art Museum

One of South Africa’s most striking art galleries, the Oliewenhuis Art Museum occupies an exquisite 1935 mansion set in beautiful gardens. An imaginative and poignant contemporary photographic exhibition gives a goo…
Gardens in Bloemfontein

Orchid House

This glasshouse has a beautiful collection of flowers and some dazzling orchids. The park outside is an ideal place to take the kids for a picnic.
Museum in Bloemfontein

National Museum

A great recreation of a 19th-century street, complete with sound effects, is the most interesting display at this museum. It also has a shop and a cafe.
Memorial in Bloemfontein

National Women’s Memorial

Commemorating the 26,000 women and children who died in British concentration camps during the 1899–1902 Anglo-Boer War, the National Women’s Memorial depicts a bearded Afrikaner setting off on his pony to fight the…
Church in Bloemfontein

Twin-Towered Church

Landmark building good for orientation.
Stadium in Bloemfontein

Free State Stadium

The city's football stadium.