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Constitution Hill Human Rights Precinct

78 locals recommend
Location
11 Kotze St
Johannesburg, GP 2017
Phone+27 11 381 3100
Hours of Operation statusOpen · Closes 5:00 PM

Tips from locals

Carie
Carie
September 03, 2019
Get Johannesburg history in a nutshell, from colonial to apartheid, and end with the story of the greatest constitution in the world and a most interesting building. See a small but wonderful collection of local art. Safe parking and close enough to uber.
Camille
Camille
August 05, 2019
Set aside a few hours for this compulsory site chronicling Apartheid. The site is imbued with historical traumas but is also a beacon for progress and subversion. This old prison now houses the highest court in South Africa. There is a permanent art exhibition featuring all of South Africa's…
Renée
Renée
June 11, 2019
For the historian interested to learn more about the Appartheid era
Trish
Trish
February 03, 2019
Constitution Hill is a living museum that tells the story of South Africa’s journey to democracy. The site is a former prison and military fort that bears testament to South Africa’s turbulent past and, today, is home to the country’s Constitutional Court, which endorses the rights of all citizens. …
Roka
Roka
December 11, 2018
It's established where it used to be a prison for political prisoners during the system of Apartheid. Most struggle stalwart were imprisoned there. It is now a place where South African laws are upheld and enforced especially human rights laws, and our constitution is protected by the chief…