Close to the ground.

Liliesleaf Farm

7 George St, Rivonia 011-803-7882 admission R95

S 26 02.636 E 028 03.216

Liliesleaf Farm was the secret headquarters of the military wing of the ANC until it was raided by police in 1963. This raid resulted in the arrest of a number of ANC leaders and led to the famous Rivonia trial resulting in the imprisonment of ANC leaders including Mandela, Sisulu, and Mbeki. The farm has been restored to its earlier condition and recently reopened to the public with interactive exhibits that pay tribute to the prominent leaders and the events that led up to the dramatic police raid.

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