Nelson Mandela was arrested on 5 August 1962 outside of Howick, KZN Natal, South Africa. He spent the next 27 years of his life in prison.

The Nelson Mandela Capture Site commemorates this moment in history with a visitor centre and a world renowned sculpture.

  The Visitor Centre will be CLOSED for an upgrade.

    21 Jan - 28 Jan 2020

    *Visitors will have access to the sculpture.

The Visitor Centre will be CLOSED for a private event. 

    10 Feb - 12 Feb 2020 

    *Visitors will NOT have access to the sculpture or to the site.

 Visitor Centre and Sculpture Admission 

 Children under 12            Free   

 Young Adults 12 - 18        R30     

 Adults                               R100  

 Adults 60 and over         R60   

 Students                           R60    

 Scholars and Teachers   R30   

 Guided Tours                   R10pp   

   * School Tours and Guided Tours over 15 people to book in advance. 

   * Concession tickets are available. Please enquire for further information.   

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Photography at the Nelson Mandela Capture Site is strictly for personal use only.

Prior permission is required for commercial use. All of the images on this site are

protected by international copyright laws and may not be used without permission.

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Enquiries +27 72 351 0967 (08:30 - 16:30)

Office +27 87 148 8692  

R103 Howick, KZN Natal, South Africa

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