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A must see attraction

I visit this museum every visit to Graaff-Reinet because there is just so much to absorb. It is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Penny V
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Western Cape, South Africa
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For the lovers of history

A highlight of this visit was when children visiting with their parents were so excited about... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2018
Susan v
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Murray Street | P.O.Box 104, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visit this museum every visit to Graaff-Reinet because there is just so much to absorb. It is beautifully laid out, maintained and managed.

Thank Penny V
Reviewed 11 July 2018

A highlight of this visit was when children visiting with their parents were so excited about things they saw there. It is indeed a worthwhile visit. I must mention that I was impressed by the plaque honoring the Jewish pedlars, so well known to farmers...More

Thank Susan v
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Some interesting displays of the town’s history. The kids enjoyed the displays of how things where in the previous century. It will take 30-45min to go through the museum. There are more display rooms downstairs, so make sure to view them a well.

Thank CaptCapeTown
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is a Museum well worth visiting. Take the time to go through the vast array of items that are on display. It is hard to conceptualize that in that time, such a short while back, there was no such a thing as a bathroom...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 18 April 2018

I am very glad that we visited the museum and that I could see and learn about my history and only now realize how hard my ancestors have worked.

Thank estelledb2018
Reviewed 3 April 2018

An absolute must when visiting Graaf-Reinet. Very interesting and informative. Such a beautiful Cape Dutch Building with so much history of the area and people.

Thank Kazialil1
Reviewed 19 March 2018

The Reinet house occupies a prominent position in Graaff Reinet & it tells the story of the past. The rooms are furnished with beautiful antiques from that period & tell the story of the history of the town. The courtyard is home to a massive...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I went at the Old Library and the collection of fossils is absolutely unbelievable. It's worth while to go there.

Thank magda m
Reviewed 20 February 2018

A great house to visit. It makes you realise how difficult it was to live here in the hot climate. Takes about an hour to look round the interesting house and objects.

Thank karina d
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We did a self guided walking tour of Graaff Reinet and took in two of the 4 museums. Both worth a visit.

Thank lightening996327
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