Clarens

Basotho Cultural Village

Cultural Villages / Living Museums in or near Clarens, Thabo Mofutsanyana in Free State, South Africa.

Things To Do in ClarensBasotho Cultural Village

Cultural Villages Living Museums Thabo Mofutsanyana

Where? Next to the R712 from QwaQwa to Golden Gate National Park, Free State

When? Guided tours of the museum are conducted from 09h00 to 16h30 (weekends until 17h00), seven days a week.

How? Call +27 (0)58 721-0300

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Clarens, in Free State

More? See website

A visit to the Basotho Cultural Village which nestles at the foot of huge sandstone mountains, will give you a deeper insight into the lifestyle of the South Sotho from the 16th century to the present.

On arrival, a friendly receptionist will show you an introductory video which illustrates the building process of the museum. Demonstrations of the decorations of huts, making of basketware, crushing of maize and traditional dances are shown.

The Village regularly hosts art exhibitions as well as live stage performances at the sandstone amphitheater. The curio shop offers traditional clay pots, basketware and other handmade items. Guided tours of the museum are conducted from 9:00 to 16:30 (weekends until 17:00) seven days a week.

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