Cape Town Museums

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Oude Kerk Volksmuseum

Where? Tulbagh
The Oude Kerk Volksmuseum in Tulbagh is home to three buildings on the historic Church Street. After an earthquake in 1969 it was decided that more importance needed to be placed on the architectural heritage ...

Wellington Museum

Where? Wellington
The Cape Winelands are not only filled to the brim with wonderful wine estates (see Wellington Wine Estates), but they also offer a bit of history for those who aren’t all the interested in the wine or would ...

De Wet's Huis Photo Museum

Where? Hermanus
To be whisked into yesteryear, visitors to the Western Cape are invited to explore the old-world charm of the De Wet's Huis Photo Museum. This museum is situated in the coastal town of Hermanus, just an hour’s ...

Blindiana Museum

Where? Worcester
The “Instituut vir Doofstommen en Blinden” learners was founded in 1881 due to the needs of a deaf boy, identified by a Dutch reformed minister, Rev C. Rabie. Admission of more deaf, blind and deafblind ...

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 ...

Beck House Museum

Where? Worcester
In Worcester stands the old typical Cape Dutch Style house, built in 1841, which is now a monument and the Beck House museum. Originally the House of important Worcester citizen, Cornelius Beck, this museum ...

Montagu Museum

Where? Montagu
The Montagu Museum comprises three elements; namely the Old Mission Church, the KWV Building Complex and Joubert House. Montagu Museum showcases the history and heritage of Montagu and, particularly, its ...

V&A Waterfront Historical Guided Walking Tours

Where? V&A Waterfront
The guided historical walks at the V&A Waterfront, offers us the opportunity to see into the lives of seafarers, sailors and adventurers from a bygone era. Relive the frenzy of the shouts of the sailors ...

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 ...

Tour of Robben Island

Where? V&A Waterfront
Declared a World Heritage Site a tour of Robben Island takes 3 and a half hours and lasts a lifetime in your mind. The ferry ride approaching Robben Island and returning to V&A Waterfront across Table Bay ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cape Agulhas Lighthouse

Where? Cape Agulhas
The Cape Agulhas Lighthouse has stood for over 150 years as a maritime chaperone over the notorious 'Cape of Storms', at the most southern tip of Africa. This official meeting point of the Indian Ocean and ...

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 ...

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