Cape Town Museums

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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 ...

Latsky Radio Museum

Where? Vanrhynsdorp
Are you a radio head or perhaps looking for a quirky day or to discover some interesting things and peruse museums. If so, you want to make sure you pop in at the Latsky Radio Museum. George Latsky is the ...

South African Maritime Museum

Where? V&A Waterfront
The Iziko Maritime Centre features an overview of shipping in Cape Town, and the earliest existing model of Table Bay harbour, completed in 1885 by prisoners and warders of Breakwater Prison, forms part of the ...

Visit the SA Jewish Museum

Where? Cape Town Central
The South African Jewish Museum was officially opened by Nelson Mandela in 2000. Standing proud in the 'Museum Mile' in central Cape Town the entrance to the museum is situated in the Old Synagogue which is ...

Ceres Togryers Museum

Where? Ceres
The Ceres Togryers Museum or Transport Riders Museum represents the cultural and historical heritage of Ceres. On display are a number of items including documents, cultural objects, natural objects, research ...

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 ...

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 ...

Heart of Cape Town Museum

Where? Observatory, Cape Town
The steady beat of your own heart will escort you to the Heart of Cape Town Museum where the worlds first ever human heart transplant was performed. Touring the museum where actual global medical history took ...

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 ...

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 ...

Stellenbosch Village Museum

Where? Stellenbosch
The history of Stellenbosch is portrayed in a novel way at the Stellenbosch Village Museum. Instead of rooms full of photos and remnants of yesteryear, this museum has chosen to represent the architectural ...

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 ...

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, ...

Stanford Public Library

Where? Stanford
When last did you enter a public library or borrow a book from one? Visit the Stanford Public Library, if not for the books then to admire the pretty building that dates back to 1925. Located in Longmarket ...

Cape Agulhas Lighthouse Museum

Where? L'Agulhas
The Cape Agulhas Lighthouse Museum was opened in 1994 and is the only one of its kind that is found in Africa. The museum is a wonderful historical source of not only the lighthouse but also of the old fish ...

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