Voortrekker Monument Guide training day

Voortrekker Monument Pretoria



This educational has been set up to give members an in-depth review of the Voortrekker Monument with its new exhibitions and museum halls, 

Come walk through the friezes in the Hall of Heroes, the Cenotaph Hall’s treasures of Blood River and Bloukrans, and the new museum exhibition. The museum was not only renovated and modernized with sound and art after two decades but also enlarged with a new WH Coetzer Hall and Moerdijk Hall to tell the building history of the Voortrekker Monument. Unique historical objects such as Piet Retief's water bottle and negotiating table is on display in the Voortrekker Monument for the first time. The museum wants to provide a unique experience for every tourist and visitor, young and old, to experience the Voortrekker life and Great Trek highlights.

Come and hear the story of Fort Schanskop – the fort where no shot was fired

Tourist Guides attending this educational will be accredited by VTM as been trained on all the new upgrades at the VTM 

Program for the day 

  • 09:00 Coffee & registration
  • 10:00 Explanation of the frieze
  • 11:00 Cenotaph Hall
  • 11:30 New Museum training
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Fort Schanskop
  • 15:00 Statue tour (Kruger Gallery, Shawu and Replicas)
  • 16:00 Cocktail VTM Lookout




CPD Credits