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Cape Town Holocaust Centre

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88 Hatfield Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 462 5553
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Thoughtful Presentation

Well-focused on the South African experience and relationship to the Holocaust. Well-worth the time.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bucky1836
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Madison, Wisconsin
A tribute to the Holocaust and Judaism everywhere

Why is it that most people seem to deride the Jews...and to this day in France and Germany... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Jane W
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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“jewish museum” (6 reviews)
“worth a visit” (6 reviews)
“million jews” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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88 Hatfield Street Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 462 5553

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well-focused on the South African experience and relationship to the Holocaust. Well-worth the time.

Thank Bucky1836
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Why is it that most people seem to deride the Jews...and to this day in France and Germany especially, cemetaries are desecrated frequently by vandals bent on denigrating the Jewish way of life and faith...I do not know...but this museum is a wondrous symbol of...More

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 17 August 2017

My wife and I were a the Italian Consulate to renew her passport and once completed, decided on a trip to the Holocaust museum. Immaterial of your culture and background, where you come from or whether or not you are a local or international visitor,...More

Thank gerberpm
Reviewed 16 August 2017

blown away by the museum, the staff and the educational experience. went when the Jews in China expo was on and just blown away. what endurance and fortitude. We all can learn a lot from this place

Thank christruyachts
Reviewed 28 June 2017

It is few known and visited by tourists, but deserve a stop there. The building is beautiful and expositions very interesting.

Thank Viviana B
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We visited the Holocaust Centre as part of a visit to the Jewish Museum and Great Synagogue. The Center was the highlight of the visit. Very good exhibits. Not so much about South Africa and the Holocaust, but a more general display of the Holocaust....More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Myself and some friends visited Government Avenue and the Company Gardens this week. While I did not have the time to visit the Centre this time, I did so last year. It is of great interest and, while getting the message across, it does not...More

Thank georgestof
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This one takes you deep into the history of the Holocaust....you leave with more questions than you had before! Go and see for yourself!

Thank mudhoney5
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Worth a visit if history is your thing, obviously not as detailed as the Holocaust centre in Berlin.

Thank Teresa20Norwich
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We have been to holocaust museums in Berlin & Budapest so this was nothing new in content or presentation to us. It was however as well presented as any we have seen and therefore worth visiting for anyone with limited knowledge of the subject.

Thank AdrianB144
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