Cape Town Museums

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Visit the Wijnland Auto Museum

Where? Joostenberg Vlakte
Wijnland Auto Museum displays South Africa’s largest collection of classic and vintage automobiles. The Museum is also ideally positioned at the ‘gateway’ to the Cape Winelands and is a 'must do' if you ...

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 ...

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 ...

CP Nel Museum

Where? Oudtshoorn
The CP Nel Museum, famed for being one of the best small town museums in South Africa, is housed in the former Oudtshoorn Boys™ High School. This sandstone building with its prominent clock-tower was designed ...

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 ...

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 ...

Joubert House

Where? Montagu
Joubert House in the Western Cape region of Montagu was built in 1853. As such, it is the oldest known dwelling in the area. Today, it is a house museum, revealing what life was like generations ago, and ...

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 ...

The Barnard Gallery

Where? Newlands
The Barnard Gallery was established in 2010 by owner and director, Christiaan Barnard. Located within the upmarket, tree-lined suburb of Newlands, the surrounds perfectly suit its stylish and contemporary ...

Koopmans-de Wet House

Where? Cape Town Central
Dating from the early eighteenth century, this museum is furnished as a lived-in house of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. It has a superb collection of Cape furniture, Chinese and Japanese ...

Castle Military Museum

Where? Cape Town Central
Visit the Castle Military museum in Cape Town and learn about the military and political history of the Cape. The museum is found in the Castle of Good Hope which is has been a national monument since 1936. ...

Visit the Slave Lodge in Cape Town

Where? Cape Town Central
The Slave Lodge attempts to confront the legacy of slavery in South Africa and pay homage to the estimated 63,000 African and Asian slaves who were brought to the city between the mid-17th century and 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 ...

Warrior Toy Museum

Where? Simons Town
The Warrior Toy Museum has been operating for a number of years and when visiting you’ll see a permanent display of model cars, dolls, dinky toys and more. The model car section houses 4000 cars and with over ...

Josephine Mill

Where? Newlands
Newlands in Cape Town is home to the Josephine Mill which was built in 1940. Its machinery ceased operation in 1963 and it was decided to renovate and reconstruct the mill to get it operating again, which was ...

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