Cape Town Museums

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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 ...

Clanwilliam Museum

Where? Clanwilliam
Step into Clanwillliam's old jail, built in 1808 and discover more about the history of the area including the inhabitants of the San and the Rooibos tea production. This museum exhibits the 1820 settlers, the ...

Rhodes Cottage Museum

Where? Muizenberg
Located on Main Road in Muizenberg is Rhodes Cottage. Cecil John Rhodes purchased the cottage is 1899 and died there in 1902. After being looked over by various trustees the cottage was taken over by the ...

Museum Cafe & Gallery

Where? Bonnievale
Bonnievale has the 'Littlest Museum' in South Africa, originally an initiative of Oom Daantjie le Roux. The collection started many years ago on the farms Kapteinsdrift and Angora Stud where Oom Daantjie grew ...

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, ...

Bo Kaap Museum

Where? Bo Kaap
The Bo-Kaap Museum, situated in the historic area that became home to many Muslims and freed slaves after the abolition of slavery, showcases local Islamic culture and heritage. No. 71 Wale Street is today ...

Chavonnes Battery Museum

Where? Waterfront
Visit the Chavonnes Battery Museum and step back into Cape Town of 300 years ago. When completed in 1726, there was no Waterfront, no Clock Tower and no Alfred Basin. Watchdog at Cape Town’s front door for ...

Het Posthuys

Where? Muizenberg
Muizenberg is a coastal suburb that is popular for its stunning beaches and laid-back ambience, but also for being the address of one of the country’s oldest buildings, Het Posthuys, which translates to The ...

Dutch Reformed Church

Where? Hopefield
Visit the impressive Dutch Reformed Church in Hopefield, built in 1879, and home to the 100+ year old Foster & Andrews Organ that is still used during every service today. Only ten of these organs were ...

Fransie Pienaar Museum

Where? Prince Albert
Fransie Pienaar was born in 1897 in Prince Albert and left after school to study music at Sullivan College in Cape Town. After marrying and returning to her home district, she started collecting antiques to ...

Air Force Museum

Where? Melkbosstrand
The South African Air Force Museum is a must see. Let your imagination run wild and experience what it may have been like to fly with the aviators of the past in an impressive range of planes and helicopters ...

Darling Museum

Where? Darling
The museum was founded in 1978 by the Darling Women’s Agricultural Association as a Butter Museum and one section of the museum now houses a collection of artefacts illustrating the beginnings of the butter ...

Just Nuisance

Where? Simons Town
Just Nuisance was a likable resident in Simons Town and a statue of him stands in Jubilee square in his memory. After birth he was sold to a man who ran the United Services Institute in Simons Town. Most of ...

Genadendal Mission Museum

Where? Genadendal
Just outside of Greyton in Genadendal you can find the historical Genadendal Mission Museum. Here you can catch a glimpse of some of the oldest and first musical instruments, books, tools and household ...

View a Crazy Peg Collection

Where? Century City
Mike Burton has an unsual hobby ... collecting pegs. Mike started his collection one day when his wife was given a peg from her grandmother. He has since collected around 180 different types of pegs from ...

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