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.
Tuesdays to Sundays from 10:00 to 17:00. Closed on Mondays and public holidays.
Johan Rissik Avenue, Pretoria.
Pensioners and students R12,00
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
Available by booking only. Please contact us for prices.
Tel: 012 346 7703/012 346 8847/012 349 2916