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A great place for people to come together to celebrate history and our heritage. Collections of 65+ vintage tractors, various models vintage cars from as small as 400cc, motorbikes and implements are on show. Visitors get a chance to partake in rides and ploughing, kids are kept entertained without extra fees. The Jan Botha Museum a private museum belonging to the Botha family is open to the public with collections of everything from military, postal, medical, household, bibles, SAR, camera’s and a library. Some of biggest collections of scales, sewing machines, clothes irons, animal traps and music instruments in South Africa are on display here.
Though the day guests are entertained by traditional Boer music, antique fashion parade and various traditional foods are on sale by the local community. Demonstrations of milk separation, butter making, whip cracking and blacksmith will be ongoing. Fresh bread will be baked in our outside oven and soap cooked on the fire. Traditional Boere-sport will entertain young and old. Some stalls but No plastic toy stalls, only good pure fun and good food. Camping will be available on the farm for the weekend. Vaalwater Rivier Oord is 2km outside town on the Thabazimbi road. Only 2 hours from Pretoria.
Our hope is to teach history to everyone in a manner of enjoyment rather than boredom. This is a chance for our older generations to pass on to the young while they are still around.
Venue: Vaalwater Rivier Oord
Telephone: Jan on +27 (0)82 566-7772 for more information