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Hector Pieterson Memorial, Johannesburg

Hector Pieterson Memorial - Johannesburg, South Africa
Hector Pieterson Memorial
8287 Khumalo Street, Johannesburg, South Africa 1804Map
+27 11 536 0611/+27 11 536 0612/+27 11 536 0613
Neighborhood: Soweto
Overview

Located on the Khumalo Street in Soweto, Hector Pieterson Memorial Site a poignant remembrance to the event on the day of 16 June 1976, set at the peak of apartheid in South Africa. On that day, a peaceful march carried out by school students in Soweto turned deadly with 20 students falling to the bullets of the police. Located couple of blocks away from the site that made Hector Pieterson the face of the student-struggle against apartheid across South Africa, the memorial is visited by tourists as well as locals in large numbers. The museum located on the Maseko Street displays photographs, audio-visual recordings and other artifacts that portray the youth struggle during the anti-apartheid campaign.

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Hector Pieterson Memorial General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Saturday to Sunday from 10:00 AM to 04:30 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks
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