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Huguenot Memorial Museum

Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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This museum displays the signature of every 1685 Huguenot settler.
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  • Poor2%
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Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Franschhoek has a remarkable history. This museum is full of information about the original residents of the area who were refugees from France. The museum describes who the were, why they had to leave France and other countries. It showed examples of local crafts, described...More

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum is split over two buildings on opposite sides of the road and gives a variety of things to look at. The first building entered on the Huguenot coming to this area and has some of the things they brought with them. Across the...More

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was very interesting to see our heritage once again and to be reminded about how hard the French Huguenot's worked to get the beautiful vineyards up and running. The gardens surrounding the museum are beautfilu.

Thank lolangi
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is an excellent little museum in a beautiful setting. It very effectively tells the story of the first Hugenot settlers in the Cape with records of the passengers and the ships they traveled on. This was a family roots trip and it was thrilling...More

Thank Lazyliznsu
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Huguenots played a very important part in the history of South Africa. If you are interested in how important, this is the place to visit

Thank Andries_Florrie_13
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

To be honest: i skipped the museum and the monument, and walked straight into the flower garden behind the museum (i even think it is free though i bought tickets). It is such a beautiful, quiet and colorful garden!! I lost myself for over 90...More

Thank family2kids2013
Reviewed 13 September 2017

If you have time, pop into the museum. They have very well maintained pieces and it gives you a better back story of the gardens and history of the place. Cool spot for just R20!

Thank Marcy_pan
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

If you have a little spare time when you are passing through Franschhoek then have a look at the Huguenot museum and memorial, it will tell you an important story and there gardens and restaurant are beautiful

Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 19 July 2017

small but well displayed items of the history of the cape and the French Huguenots, it was pretty quite and we were alone in the one area and the other side had only another couple. entrance is only R20 per adult and R5 per child....More

Thank NikkiSmit
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful reminder of our yesteryear very well presented a must see. Experience our history and culture of.......

Thank coen_12
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Terence B
23 October 2015|
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Response from Radzmeister | Reviewed this property |
HI TB, yes, there actually is a little restaurant just next to it. Small and quaint.