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Holocaust museum

We took our 50 Matric girls, for an outing. It was very well organized and it really taught you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MicheleB4525
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Very moving

Well set up but walking round on our first morning in Cape Town might not have been the best time... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2018
Cheryl095
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 50 Matric girls, for an outing. It was very well organized and it really taught you about the struggle of the holocaust. We had a survivor give us a talk and share her story. We had wonderful guides show us around the...More

Thank MicheleB4525
Reviewed 27 July 2018

Well set up but walking round on our first morning in Cape Town might not have been the best time to view! As always it was interesting and also to see just how many nations were involved.

Thank Cheryl095
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I visited the museum some time ago and found it informative and interesting. It is important to remember the history of unpleasantness and learn from it and how we can stop these acts from happening again.

Thank Geckoland
Reviewed 21 June 2018

We visited this museum after the Jewish History Museum, with was a good way to do it. First, we learned about when and why Jewish people came to South Africa and how they participated in the country's life. Then, we were reminded of what happened...More

1  Thank Linda S
Reviewed 11 April 2018

As all other Holocaust Museums, it's not an easy experience to visit Cape Town Holocaust Centre. But it's a must, since no one should forget what happened in WW II. The center is located near the synagogue and Jewish museum so I assume that most...More

Thank Yair K
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

This is part of the Jewish museum complex. It told you about the holocaust and the terrible things that happened including the concentration camps. There wasn’t a lot about South Africa in general during the war but it was still an interesting place to visit....More

Thank Lottelli
Reviewed 23 March 2018

This is the history of WW2 and what happen to the Jewish people and must see and highly recommended Most enjoyable

Thank mikeaJ3743LD
Reviewed 21 March 2018

The museum ranks among the best of the smaller holocaust museum. It takes you back in time and to view the autrocities of the 1940. It is available for group experiences. You can also visit the SA Jewish museum which also incorporates various exhibitions and...More

Thank JayM3184
Reviewed 7 March 2018

a very heart wrenching morning walking through the Holocaust imagery, so much pain and suffering, so senseless

Thank LanyO
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Beware. We went to the museum this morning and were asked for passport or driving licence ID before entering. We had neither on us. I asked if a photo of my husband's driving licence on my phone would suffice but needed wifi to access it....More

1  Thank sedwards552016
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