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The Springbok Experience

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The Springbok Experience was nominated for the International Award in the 2014 Museum + Heritage Awards in the UK after opening on SA's Heritage Day in September 2013. It is a world-class, modern interactive museum telling South Africa’s story...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Portswood House, Portswood Ridge, Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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All reviews rugby fans interactive games rugby museum interactive bits great museum world cup apartheid years great fun south africans interesting facts couple of hours worth a visit waterfront area two hours a lot of fun memorabilia sa
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Reviewed today

Enjoyed our stop here and spent quite a bit of time. There were very few other people so it was easy to navigate and try the simulators. Probably a few too many videos of the Boks scoring against the ABs for my liking but we...More

Thank JVJW-NZ
Reviewed 1 week ago

our visit to the Springboks experience was excellent. it was interesting, moving, evocative and informative. overall a great trip through the history of South African rugby since its inception. some interesting fun challenges to entertain such as the hand-off challenge.

Thank joeandstacey2015
RudlynB1, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Joe and Stacey, Thanks for taking the time to visit us. Keep an eye out on our activities.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Why announce that museum would be open until 5pm if at 4:20pm the receptionist does not permit the entry for the excuse that 40 minutes is not enough to make the tour? So, if you are willing only to permit new entries around 4pm to...More

Thank Hmata
RudlynB1, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Heverton, We appreciate your feedback. As advised following your email, we will investigate this matter at length. Its a massive pity you had a bad experience, however should you be able to visit again feel free to email me at rudlynb@sarugby.co.za

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You don’t need to like rugby, if you like about history , then you shouldn’t lose this experience . It’s more than sports , it’s about history , achievements, Union and fight !!!!!

Thank Deise B
RudlynB1, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for your awesome review Deise. Look forward to seeing you soon.

Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

The museum does a great job explaining the history of rugby and what it means to South Africa. The way the history is told it is great for anyone, from people who know nothing about the sport to fans that want to see the artifacts...More

Thank OnAir813386
RudlynB1, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Hi Andrew thanks for taking the time to visit us.

Reviewed 4 September 2018

you will learn a few new facts about rugby at this museum. its also part of the Iventure card experience.

Thank Jet754247
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Ww visited from the USA with my husband (a South African) and our 10 yr old son. It was a great way to explain the history of South African Rugby - and try out for the team! Very well done and a "Must Do" for...More

Thank M2000M
Rudlyn B, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

Hi Client thanks for your awesome review.

Reviewed 20 August 2018

Being a Kiwis- my husband and myself (on our honeymoon) enjoyed this museum. I even wore my AB shirt. I managed to get the three simulated kicks over the goal the first kick each time... my husband got 2/3. I was terrible at the speed...More

Thank nzanz
Rudlyn B, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Hello Nzanz, thanks for visiting and your awesome rating. We will have a look into that glitch on the star jumps. Stay awesome and enjoy Cape Town.

Reviewed 17 August 2018

I left my teen in there and he was hours in the museum! Brilliant information on the history of rugby in South Africa including the apartheid struggle and the implication this had on the game players and country. Lots of good interactive activities to keep...More

Thank debrawhite1509
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here as part of a school rugby trip to SA, so we were in seventh heaven! Great historical trip through the development of rugby with lots of incredible people, places and events. If you are into rugbythen this is a must visit.

Thank Zapstar67
Rudlyn B, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2018

Thanks for visiting us.

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Response from gazza810 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The cost of the tickets are 75 rand app £4 per adult and 50 rand app £2 for children, students and pensioners. I don't know if you can book on line but if you look at there web site springbok rugby museum it may well... More
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