About Christian Barnard Museum

Visit The Christian Barnard Museum in Beaufort West. Christiaan Neethling Barnard (November 8, 1922 - September 2, 2001) was a South African cardiac surgeon, famous for performing the world's first successful human-to-human heart transplant.

Barnard was born and grew up in the town of Beaufort West. The Museum houses a display of awards presented to him and a replica of the original heart transplant theatre.

You can also visit the house next door in which the Barnard family lived. Professor Barnard's ashes have been interred in the garden.

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WhereBeaufort West, Karoo, Western Cape

WhenMonday to Friday from 08h30 to 12h45 and 13h45 to 16h45.
Saturday from 9h00 to 12h00.

How muchPrices on request.

Telephone+27 (0)23 415-2308

OvernightThe closest town is Beaufort West, in Western Cape

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