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Fort Klapperkop

 

 

Information about Fort Klapperkop heritage site

Fort Klapperkop was the third fort erected before the outbreak of the Anglo-Boer War (1899–1902) to protect Pretoria. It has been restored with historical accuracy and arranged as a museum, with permanent exhibitions of Anglo-Boer War objects and furniture. The fort has the following rooms: Ammunitie, Hospitaal, Keuken, Machine, Telegraaf, Stal and Manschappen.

Visiting hours

Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.

Physical address

Johan Rissik Avenue, Pretoria.

Admission

Adults R25,00

Pensioners and students R12,00

Learners R5,00​​

Please note: No credit card facilities available.

Educational programmes which are available:

  • Grade 10 History (Topics 5 and 6) – Colonial expansion, the South African War, and the Union of South Africa
  • Grade 4 to 9 English (Home Language and First Additional Language) and Afrikaans (Home Language and First Additional Language) – Story-writing workshops.
  • Grade 4 to 6 Natural Science and Technology – The facility and the surrounding reserve
  • Grades 7 to 9 Technology (Topic 2) – Building materials and construction
  • Grade R-3 Historical Information session

Guided tours

Available by booking only. Please contact us for prices.

Contact details

Tel: 012 346 7703/012 358 0882

Email: andres@tshwane.gov.za/melissal@tshwane.gov.za

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