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The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum

Portswood House, Portswood Ridge, Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 4741
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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 through the eyes of its most powerful sport. It's a fun and entertaining experience for the whole family and is a ‘must-do’ attraction at the heart of the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.The museum features more than 60 audiovisual displays where visitors can watch the history of South African rugby unfold, set among cases displaying historic objects such as famous trophies, jerseys, boots and other memorabilia. It makes a perfect venue for exclusive corporate events as well. And there are games for children and adults alike where they can test their kicking, passing, fitness and reaction skills in the interactive ‘Springbok Trials’ games zone.There’s also a flagship Springbok Concept Store for those who just want to shop. The Springbok Experience is a museum – but much more than that.If you’re wondering what to do in Cape Town, you must visit the Springbok Experience.
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  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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Portswood House, Portswood Ridge, Portswood Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 418 4741

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Then this is a must during your trip to Cape Town. Located adjacent to the Waterfront and only takes approx an hour

Thank SaraHose
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you Sara for your review, we appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts. Kind regards Jenny

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit and a view even if not a rugby fan. Memorabilia is very interest and and informative. LOvely view of the Bay from up thereMore

Thank SoniaBaum
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Sonia for your review. Glad that you enjoyed the museum and you are right by saying the view from the grounds of the Experience is stunning. Great for a photograph of the V&A Waterfront. Appreciate you taking the time to write a review....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As a massive rugby geek I found the Springbok experience very interesting and interactive. My fiancé who can quite often be a rugby widow also found enjoyment from the interactive exhibits and games. Thoroughly recommended!More

Thank Mark M
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Mark We are delighted to hear that you are not only a rugby geek like many of us but that you also really enjoyed the Rugby Museum. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and please tell your fiancé that if...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017

A good place to visit on a rainy day lots of interesting information all about the troubled history of rugby in South Africa .audio information historical artefacts, and a cinema plus interactive events .T he shop is also very well stocked at reasonable prices and...More

Thank ianrK1230YJ
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2017

Dear Ian Thank you so much for the review; we are pleased that you found the museum interesting as it does delve into the history of South African sport through the good and bad times. Hope that you enjoyed your drink. Kind regards Jenny

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Went to the museum and it was self guided. Well laid out and easy to walk around. Follow the history of the Springboks and the changes in recent times following the collapse of the aparteid regime. Small retail outlet selling springbok merchandise.More

Thank daftmare
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear Daftmare Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate it. We have tried to explain South Africa's complicated history using rugby as the vehicle which makes it interesting and easy to understand. Once again thank you for the review. Kind...More

Reviewed 26 September 2017

This museum is great value and has many interactive games, screens, good exhibits and displays of South African rugby. The museum has a comprehensive history of the game in the country and there are special displays for the Springboks two World Cup victories. The staff...More

Thank WCOB
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Dear WCOB Thank you for such a lovely refreshing and positive review of the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed it and that you found the staff friendly. We really appreciate positive comments as this boosts staff morale. Kind...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

This museum is ideally located , just off the V&A waterfront, a great place to visit when the weather turns and you get sick of walking around the shops. From the moment you enter you have the opportunity to interact, with a "hand off" test,...More

Thank gazza810
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Gazza We are delighted to read that you enjoyed yourself at the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum. Hope that you challenged yourself against the fitness test. Thank you for the review. Regards Jenny

Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a must for any rugby fan. Apart from some great displays there are also some interactive bits which were a lot of fun

1  Thank alisonpalmersa
Jenny W, Public Relations Manager at The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Alison Thank you for your review, there is so much great information at the Springbok Experience and what is great is that you do not have to be a rugby fanatic to enjoy this museum. Much appreciated. Jenny

Reviewed 6 September 2017

This museum was a really cool experience. As Americans my knowledge of Rugby is pretty limited but this allowed us to take a walk through the history of the SA Springboks and see the impact it had throughout time. The shop was reasonably priced and...More

Thank AdvturePioner
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

The museum has a lot of good interaction, playful screens, really great and beautiful rugby items and a nice and inspiring way to show the history of this team and the sport itself but since we got in the front desk the lady who attended...More

Thank juliano f
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