Kowie Museum

Museums in or near Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast in the Eastern Cape, South Africa.

Things To Do in Port AlfredKowie Museum

Museums Sunshine Coast

Where? Old Train Station, Station Road, Port Alfred, Sunshine Coast, Eastern Cape, South Africa

When? Tuesday to Saturday from 09h30 to 12h30.

How much? Falls into price group R1 to R100 per person. Confirm with the provider.

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Port Alfred, in Eastern Cape

The Kowie History Museum in Port Alfred is a small museum, dedicated to the social history of the Albany District and the early settlers of the 1820 and 1889 era.

An old card index with the names of the 4,000 British settlers and immediate descendants who landed in the area in the 1800s is displayed in the museum - a piece of history that effects hundreds of thousands of South Africans.

The mysterious story of Briseis is also on exhibit; a ship which ran aground on a reef while returning from India in 1859 - now one of the most popular wreck sites, attracting divers from all over the world. The town is well known for its large variety of shells all along the shore and there is a fascinating collection of sea shells from the Port Alfred area on display.

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Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Port Alfred

1 Milkwood

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

1 Milkwood

Situated in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, 1 Milkwood is a secure executive B&B in the exclusive suburb of West ... more

The Lookout Guest House

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

The Lookout Guest House

Perched high on a hill overlooking the picturesque seaside village of Port Alfred, the Kowie River, The Royal Alfred ... more

The Royal Guest House

Guest House

The Royal Guest House

The Royal Guest House extends its warm welcome to all travellers - be it business or pleasure. We are situated on the ... more

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