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South African Naval Museum

Private Bag X1, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 21 787 4686
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Very interesting naval museum

A quaint naval museum show casing South Africa's navy history. Some interesting parts and history... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Grant C
Well curated museum

My boyfriend is somewhat of a weapons enthusiast so any excuse to get up close and personal with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claire P
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  • Average10%
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“on display” (7 reviews)
“free entry” (3 reviews)
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Private Bag X1, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
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+27 21 787 4686
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"on display"
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"interesting exhibits"
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"free entry"
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"ship models"
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"life size"
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"world war"
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"great history lesson"
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"quick look"
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"lots of history"
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"clock tower"
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"two hours"
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"entrance fee"
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"worth a visit"
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"cape town"
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"south africa"
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Reviewed yesterday

A quaint naval museum show casing South Africa's navy history. Some interesting parts and history of South African naval disasters.

Thank Grant C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend is somewhat of a weapons enthusiast so any excuse to get up close and personal with a big gun wether it works or not. Needless to say an overnight visit to Simonstown had to include a visit to the naval museum. It's been...More

1  Thank Claire P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you for being so competent in handling our large group op 77 children. They enjoyed every minute. A must visit for any school. Amazing! VREDENDAL PRIMARY SCHOOL

1  Thank Ronel L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting to learn about the different divisions in the Navy and on the ships. To see the actual size of the cannons and the small space of the captains quarters well worth the visit. There is no entrance fee but you can give a...More

Thank estelledb2018
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Visited this museum with a friend. Free to visit and staffed by knowledgable servicemen & women. Very interesting displays and could have easily spent longer here. Well worth a visit.

Thank rojop4
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

An excellent museum with lots of history, many exhibits of South African Naval history, well looked after and worth a visit

1  Thank Dario C
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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Wow, we enjoyed visiting this museum! We arrived in the pouring rain, thankfully :) and the bathrooms were our first stop - clean and a pleasure! Next, we were given a few brief informative details by a very friendly lady and then we spent quite...More

1  Thank Bernadette A
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I found this museum very interesting and my eyes totally opened for what being a Navy officer entails. The technicalities behind a ship staying afloat is amazing. Not to mention the warfare machinery & equipment. I found this very interesting. The Navy is also clearly...More

Thank 367guestc
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We were amazed by this interesting naval display telling the story of the old marine and current South african marine services.

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Thank Per U
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Reviewed 10 January 2018

Fascinating collection of naval artifacts in an historic settingopen most days of the year, free entry

1  Thank Barry C
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Terry M
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Response from Judelle D | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you contacted them directly as I cannot remember the finer details! SA Naval Museum, Private Bag X1, Simonstown, 7995, South Africa. Hope that helps!
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