South African National Museum of Military History
The South African National Museum of Military History originally opened in 1947 to mark the country's involvement in the Second World War. In 1975, the function of the museum changed to include the history of all military conflicts that South Africa has been involved in, and it became the comprehensive historical attraction it is today.
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Find out more about the South African Museum of Military History
The military history of South Africa is long and vast, encompassing years of civil wars, battles of aggression and self-defence, territorial disputes, world wars and modern international conflicts. The South African Museum of Military History aims to explore these conflicts, giving a detailed insight into the country's military past through a number of areas and exhibits, including a German aircraft hall, Anglo Boer War exhibits and a gun park exhibiting various firearms from all over the world.
The grounds of the museum also include a large memorial designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the British architect who is best known or known for his role in designing and building a section of New Delhi, India.
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