This town in the heart of the Maize Triangle was established in 1921 and named after the owner of the farm, JJ Viljoen and his horse, Kroon. The town is renowned for its many stud farms and for its massive grain silos. It is one of the largest grain storage centres in South Africa.
Adventure And Sport
Golf: Viljoenskroon has an 18-hole golf course.
Vaal River Resorts: The Vaal River, with its many holiday resorts, lies approximately 40 km from Viljoenskroon.
Wawiel (wagon wheel) Park Holiday Resort: The Resort, located on Road 76 to Klerksdorp, offers camping and caravan sites and has a pleasant hiking trail.
Water sports: The Vaal River, with its many holiday resorts and water sport facilities, lies approximately 40 km from Viljoenskroon.
Art And Crafts
Marne Farm: The farm offers several products, such as porcelain and wooden benches, for sale.
Orange Potteries: Orange Potteries, in Rendezvous Street, sell pottery made by local artists.
Fauna And Flora
Benwell Herb Garden and Nursery: The Benwell Herb Garden and Nursery has a fine collection of plants and herbs.
History And Architecture
Evans Tractor Museum: The Evans Tractor Museum on the farm Sandfontein has a comprehensive selection of early and late model tractors and other historical agricultural implements.
Great “Trek” Monument: A monument commemorating the Great Trek of the Voortrekkers in 1838 into the hinterland can be seen in the Faan Rorich Sport Grounds.
World War Two Memorial: The World War Two Memorial is built of metal, stone and concrete.