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Simon's Town Museum

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Court Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 3046
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Learnt a lot about Simon's Town - worth a visit.

I have visited Simon's Town for many years - and never realised that they had a museum (suggest... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2016
geoffelske
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Hermanus, South Africa
Just Nuisance statue

This review is only about a statue. It commemorates the Great Dane that welcomed troops during the... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2016
Adventurers049
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Brisbane, Australia
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Another Dutch East India Company property, this former governor’s home contains crafts and artifacts illustrating local cultural heritage.
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  • Average12%
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Court Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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+27 21 786 3046
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

I have visited Simon's Town for many years - and never realised that they had a museum (suggest better signage - maybe a billboard approaching town - encouraging visits to the various museums), and really enjoyed the visit - great to see that volunteers care...More

1  Thank geoffelske
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This review is only about a statue. It commemorates the Great Dane that welcomed troops during the second world war. He had an official rank of Able Seaman and was given a full military funeral when he died. The beautiful statue is in Jubilee Square...More

1  Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 17 April 2016

We went there and was so many interesting things in there. The history of Simon's Town, and all that went on over the years. We were there for a couple of hours and was well worth the price of R10

1  Thank bcallinv
Reviewed 7 April 2016

If you want to know more about apartheid Cape peninsular then its all here . Fascinating and informative .

Thank mikeswallow01
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Nice to visit if you are on a day out and passing through Simons Town. The Navel Museum was very interesting.

Thank Gia254
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

Probably the only exhibition of SAN craft and history. Worth the visit if not, but essential if you are a Mariner. I've always wanted a miniature ship mounted in a glass display.

Thank Merry W
Reviewed 13 January 2016

I saw the sign for the museum on my left as I was driving towards the cape and immediately pulled in to the large parking lot to have a look-see. A 10 rand contribution secured my entrance and then I had a pleasant chat with...More

2  Thank StephenCopenhagen
Reviewed 4 December 2015

The museum used to boast having a German U boat open for inspection, but sadly it is no longer there. However the main part of the museum open most days between 9am and 3:30pm has an exhusiting range of naval and maritime artefacts including deck...More

Thank BRENTON J
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Lovely old building with some interesting objects from Simon's Town's past and an ok place to spend a 1/2 hour.

Thank Mignonnenrose
Reviewed 13 November 2015

Having visited this museum many years ago, I was a little disappointed that the navy section had shrunk somewhat. Worth a visit though. The history of Simon's Town is interesting.

Thank PixmanSA
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hgreynoble
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I believe there is, but please confirm with Cathy at the museum. One can't include links in replies, but if you go to the Simon's Town Museum webpage, it is given there. Safe travels and enjoy!
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