Cape Town Museums

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Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum

Where? Bredasdorp
The Bredasdorp Museum is primarily a maritime Museum whose primary theme is 'Shipwrecks along the dangerous Southern Cape coast and their influence on the development of the Strandveld'. There have been ...

Laingsburg Flood Museum

Where? Laingsburg
On 25 January 1981, the Karoo changed forever. The little town of Laingsburg was hit by what continues to be one of the most dramatic natural disasters ever to have happened in South Africa, the Laingsburg ...

Strandveld Museum

Where? Gansbaai
The Strandveld Museum is situated in Frikkiesbaai, Franskraal 5km south of Gansbaai. The quaint building dates back to the 1860s where it was originally used as a retreat by managers of Dyer Island and ...

Traut's Tie Collection

Where? Vanrhynsdorp
A man named Cecil Traut was a rather peculiar character who spent his last 60 years behind a bar, pulling pints for the locals and passers through. During his time he collected over 2400 ties, each one given ...

Warrior Toy Museum

Where? Simons Town
The Warrior Toy Museum has been operating for a number of years and when visiting you’ll see a permanent display of model cars, dolls, dinky toys and more. The model car section houses 4000 cars and with over ...

Toy and Miniature Museum

Where? Stellenbosch
The Toy and Miniature Museum in Stellenbosch houses a collection of 1:12 scale miniatures, room boxes, miniature houses, antique dolls, cars, cuddly toys and many others. A highlight of the toy displayed ...

Visit Iziko Museum at Groot Constantia

Where? Constantia
Groot Constantia is a national monument and is the oldest and first farm to produce wine in the Cape. The estate is the benchmark by which the heritage of the Cape is measured in terms of its history, estate ...

Calitzdorp Museum

Where? Calitzdorp
Along the world-renowned route called the R62, deep in the heart of the Klein Karoo, there lies a world of history, heritage, culture, and fine wines and ports. Calitzdorp is a small South African town, but is ...

Groot Constantia

Where? Constantia
Groot Constantia is the oldest producing wine estate in the country and has played a pivotal role in wine for over three centuries. It was first owned (when it incorporated Klein Constantia and some of ...

Afrikaner Museum

Where? Worcester
The Afrikaner Museum is housed in an old yet attractive cottage housing an impressive collection dating back to the mid nineteenth century. Here you can see imitations of surgeries performed in that time as ...

Heritage Walk of Cape Town's East City

Where? Cape Town Central
Route: The corner of Adderley and Longmarket streets to upper Buitenkant Street Description: an excellent way to explore the semi-industrial, creative hub of Cape Town's East City Length: roughly 3 ...

Caledon Museum

Where? Caledon
The Caledon Museum is split into two buildings depicting very different parts of local history. The Victorian House houses an abundance of artifacts that reflect the true spirit and legacy of the ...

Lwandle Township Walking Tour

Where? Lwandle
Join our township walk. Starting from the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum, the guided walk includes meeting the residents, visiting the Hector Peterson Library, Hostel 33, the Betheli Creche, the Town Square, ...

Josephine Mill

Where? Newlands
Newlands in Cape Town is home to the Josephine Mill which was built in 1940. Its machinery ceased operation in 1963 and it was decided to renovate and reconstruct the mill to get it operating again, which was ...

Joubert House

Where? Montagu
Joubert House in the Western Cape region of Montagu was built in 1853. As such, it is the oldest known dwelling in the area. Today, it is a house museum, revealing what life was like generations ago, and ...

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