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Robben Island (South Africa)


Robben Island Museum

Made famous as the place where the South African government held Nelson Mandela for 18 years, Robben Island was first used by the Dutch to jail political prisoners as early as the mid-17th century. This site from the Robben Island Museum offers an engaging virtual tour of the island. Readers may like to begin by selecting Explore the Island or Virtual Tour, located under the Discover tab. This...