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Heidelberg is situated at the foot of the Suikerbosrand , along the N3 highway connecting Johannesburg to Durban .

The town originated in 1862 as a trading station. Many of the buildings dating from the 1890s to 1910s have been preserved and remain characteristic of Heidelberg.

The home of AG Visser , the well-known Afrikaans poet , is located in the town.

Heidelberg is also known for its annual “Vark Fees”

Heidelberg Heritage Museum


Laid out and proclaimed a town in 1866 Heidelberg is one of Transvaal’s older towns. The towns’ Victorian architecture and rich history promises a memorable visit to all.

Heidelberg Heritage Museum and its staff aims to keep the history alive through our historic buildings, heritage tours and the all-round experience that is offered. Paired with an unforgettable dining experience and our famous Heidelberg beer this is certainly a trip that won’t be easily forgotten.


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    • Type: Museum and Restaurant

Contact details:

Heidelberg Heritage Museum

C/o Voortrekker & Peperboom St Heidelberg Gauteng

Phone: 087 110 1218


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