Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum in Bredasdorp, Western Cape

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Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum (Bredasdorp)

Categories: Museums
Price group: R1 to R100 per person (see other things to do in this price group)
Available in the following region(s): Cape Agulhas / Cape Overberg
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Address: Bredasdorp Museum, 6 Independent Street, Bredasdorp, Western Cape.
Telephone: +27 (0)28 424-1240
Opening hours: Monday to Friday from 09h00 to 16h45.
Saturday from 09h00 to 14h45.
Sunday from 10h30 to 12h30.

Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum
Salvaged items from a ship wreck on display

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 approximately 130 shipwrecks off the Southern Cape coast since 1673. This dangerous section of coast is known as the "Graveyard of the ships". The Museum also documents the rich history of the area. Well worth checking out.

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