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George Museum

Corner of Courtney & York Street, George, South Africa
+27 44 873 5343
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A little gem!

Surprisingly interesting little museum. Quirky and friendly, with some fascinating small exhibits... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
joeheath1948
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Port St Mary, United Kingdom
If you are bored

I wish I could say more, but this wasn't the best museum I've seen. Although they take you back in... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Lizzie1606
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good37%
  • Average35%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Corner of Courtney & York Street, George, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Surprisingly interesting little museum. Quirky and friendly, with some fascinating small exhibits, displayed sensitively.

Thank joeheath1948
Reviewed 9 September 2017

I wish I could say more, but this wasn't the best museum I've seen. Although they take you back in time and it is nice to see the good memories from yester year, I did find it somewhat boring. The museum itself is a beautiful...More

Thank Lizzie1606
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Set aside six hours to wander through this Museum. Well laid out, informative, historically accurate. Fascinating.

Thank Carol P
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Fascinating place, lots of info to read, learnt quite a bit, enjoyed all the artwork on display, lucky enough to visit during an art exhibition.

1  Thank Chadpbrophy
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I love museums and continually visit this one as the displays are changed from time to time. It holds great interest for me particularly as I once spent a weekend there in 1962 when it was still a hotel! At the moment there is a...More

Thank ailsa696
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a free museum which contains a lot of local information and exhibits plus art for sale. It took us over an hour to wander round and take it all in as there are various rooms both upstairs and down. Some of the exhibits...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

As with many other museums the displays are not interactive enough and the kids get bored easily. Huge potential here, but you just get the idea that there is not enough money or the willingness to grow with the times. Worth a visit though.

1  Thank Martino2580
Reviewed 23 December 2016

The museum was renovated. It had a collection that will spark the interest of many. The wood cutter section was eye opening. What really hit hard and was so emotional was the display on Lawaaikamp and Sandkraal. The policies implemented leading up to apartheid is...More

1  Thank Emerson3091
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice good service from staff you can go there to see all the old stuff you did not get any more enjoy the day

1  Thank Sias S
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Not the best displays and could use more interactive activities but my son enjoyed it. Ok for a small city like George.

1  Thank F6814UFcarmenc
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