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We called in to ask for a town map, and suggestions for things to do. The ladies there were so helpful, and supplied us with far more great ideas than we had time to do unfortunately. They also were selling wonderful textiles made by a...More
I was expecting a much better Musuem with a bit more history of the old library. Found the venue a bit too cold and clinical and difficult to relax in. Loved the Bushman paintings on the floor. Not enough artifacts and too many posters to...More
The biggest advantage of this museum is that it is a great spot to start your walk around Graaff-Reinet as it doubles as the tourism office. You can buy your museum tickets here and get a brochure and map of the town. The museum is...More
This gives you an appreciation of the rich history of Graaf Reinet. The stories of the struggles and the forced removals are really moving. There are several different rooms dedicated to such subjects as geology, life in general and the Boer war . A must...More
The Graaf-Reinert Museum is currently closed for renovations, so the choices of other museums is a bit thin. This did have a fine display on the evils of fracking and some fabulous cave art, but otherwise it's not very impressive.
I was in the area on a hunting trip, and we spent a few hours in town one afternoon, so we stopped into the museum. The exhibits were interesting and well laid out. It was nice to see some of the history of the area.
This stunning building in Church St, just a few doors down from the Info Centre, houses a variety of different collections. I spent an interesting time here, appreciating the artifacts on display and reading up about Robert Sobukwe. I found the fossil collection particularly intriguing...More
I thoroughly enjoyed visiting this museums. It has a nice collection of fossils, stone age tools and pictures of rock art. Then there's the Robert Sobukwe exhibit. And don't miss the anti-fracking display.