Garden Route Museums

The Garden Route runs parallel to a coastline featuring lakes, mountains, indigenous forests, rivers and golden beaches. Show on Map

Destinations in Garden Route


Blombos Museum of Archaeology

Where? Still Bay
Stilbaai, about four hours away from Cape Town, is perched on the Southern Cape Coast of South Africa. It is popular for its excellent swimming and surfing conditions, which are made all the more special by ...

ATKV Hartenbos Museum of the Great Trek

Where? Hartenbos
The ATKV-Hartenbos Museum of the Great Trek documents the Voortrekkers - the Boers (Dutch farmers) who famously moved en-masse from the Cape in 1838 in search of land away from the stranglehold of Colonial ...

Julius Gordon Africana Centre

Where? Riversdale
The history and culture of a country is often relayed through art. Whether it is the cave paintings of thousands of years ago, the colonial renditions of the South Africa of the 19th century, or modern pieces ...

George Museum

Where? George
The stately building in which the George Museum is situated was once the drostdy and dates back to 1811. The museum itself was established many decades later (in fact, as late as 1967) and is, to a large ...

Bartholomeu Dias Maritime Museum

Where? Mossel Bay
Take a trip to Mossel Bay and visit the Bartholomeu Dias Maritime Museum. Not only will you be able to see a life-sized model of the very vessel (Dias Caravel) that brought traveller Bartholumeu to Mossel Bay ...

Great Brak River Museum

Where? Great Brak
The Great Brak River Museum houses artifacts, photographs and important information about the indigenous Khoisan and Khoe people, and the village of the the Great Brak River, dating back to 1839. The Museum ...

Albertinia Museum

Where? Albertinia
A group of residents of Albertinia saw the historical and cultural value of their town and became invested in preserving this in a way that honours and commemorates it. In April 2004, their vision materialised ...

Visit the C.J. Langenhoven Museum

Where? Oudtshoorn
'Kuier' (Afrikaans for visit) at Cornelis Jacobus Langenhoven's private residence and gardens in Oudtshoorn which has become the museum for his life and a tribute to the roots of one of South Africa's official ...

Outeniqua Transport Museum

Where? George
Visit the Outeniqua Transport Museum in George to view a variety of steam locomotives including a narrow gauge, the Emil Kessler (Johannesburg’s first steam locomotive), the impressive GL Garrett together with ...

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