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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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An well presented reminder of the modern dark ages

This place is an important tribute and memorial to the heinous crimes committed by the Nazis. I... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
JayBeeZee
via mobile
NOT ONLY ABOUT THE HOLOCAUST

This wonderful centre is not only about the Holocaust but about the "old South Africa too". Not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
divacape
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cape town
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  • Average1%
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“jewish museum” (6 reviews)
“worth a visit” (7 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is an important tribute and memorial to the heinous crimes committed by the Nazis. I recommend to all, those who are well aware and those who are not of what took place during the holocaust to visit. Well done to the people of...More

Thank JayBeeZee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wonderful centre is not only about the Holocaust but about the "old South Africa too". Not only is this a world class Centre, but entrance is just by donation only. It certainly is worth a visit whether youre Jewish or not

Thank divacape
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Having visited dozens of Holocaust Memorials and museums, this one is a top tier production. Sensitive, honest, soul crushing explanations are done with local perspectives too. It sets up a moral dilemma when visiting Robben Island and being told how terrible things were there..... struggles...More

Thank Chicagonative_7
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We visited today 23rd Oct 2017. What I liked best was the photo’s showing real people during the holocaust, this brings it home to you as you can see in their faces that they suffered greatly at the hands of the SS and the Nazi’s...More

Thank SharonNigel2014
Reviewed 14 October 2017

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
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