Beaufort West Museum

Museums in or near Beaufort West, Karoo in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in Beaufort WestBeaufort West Museum

Museums Karoo

Where? 89 Donkin Street, Beaufort West, Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa

When? Monday to Friday from 07h45 to 16h45 (and during season time we are open until 18h00).
Saturday from 09h00 to 12h00.

How? Call +27 (0)23 415-2308

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

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Beaufort West, in Western Cape

In February 1837, Beaufort West became the first municipality in South Africa with its own Town Hall. Take a drive down Donkin Street and visit the Beaufort west Museum, where you are bound to learn something fascinating. There are three buildings in the complex making up the museum, the Sendingkerk, Stadthuis and the Sendingpastorie.

The Sendingkerk, built in 1871 is a little Dutch reformed mission church where Reverend Adam Barnard preached. His son Chris Barnard was a professor and was the first person in the world to perform a heart transplant. These buildings, including the Barnard family house, can be explored and display a collection of the towns and churches cultural history, outfits worn, pictures, ammunition collections and much more.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Beaufort West

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