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Where: Constitution Hill

11 Kotze St , Braamfontein , Johannesburg , 2001

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Sunday March 31

Constitution Hill


The Old Fort was declared a National Monument in 1964 although it continued as a functioning prison until 1987, after which the buildings and the site as a whole suffered from neglect and vandalism. Constitution Hill opened its doors as a museum in 2004, with tours taking the visitors to three prison museums: Number Four, the Women's Gaol and the Old Fort. The site also features the Constitutional Court and the court's collection of 200 South African artworks. wikipedia.org