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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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I wasn't holding out too much hope for this one, but was very pleasantly surprised at just how much... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2012
Binty12
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Cape Town
Simon's Town Museum

Lovely Museum with very many interesting exhibits, taking us back in a rich history.There is also a... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2012
Misty C
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Another Dutch East India Company property, this former governor’s home contains crafts and artifacts illustrating local cultural heritage.
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
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Court Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

I wasn't holding out too much hope for this one, but was very pleasantly surprised at just how much information was provided and what a wide scope they covered. It is a shame that they haven't had more funding to better make use of the...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2012

Lovely Museum with very many interesting exhibits, taking us back in a rich history.There is also a Toy Museum nearby, as well as the Naval Museum, and whilst you are in the area, visit the Statue of "Just Nuisance" the famous dog on the square.

Thank Misty C
Reviewed 25 September 2012

My husband and I enjoy every bit of the museum, it was a wonderful insight into Simon's Town and it's history. It was lovingly maintained and the staff were warm and welcoming. We would've liked a bit more time to read the displayed information but...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2012

Wish their funding was more generous, with more money to spend on the displays, but what a great try! Good luck and great show

Thank Sylvester39
Reviewed 3 September 2012

Wonderful little museum, interesting exhibits, and well kept. Very under-rated, and well worth the stop and support this little place of history

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Reviewed 25 July 2012

The beach is beautiful and the penguins are amazing, it is a must visit in Cape Town. It has an appeal to all ages. You can watch for hours or even swim with them is you do not mind the cold water.

Thank Coach747
Reviewed 21 June 2012

To learn more about South Africa's Naval Heritage - this is surely the place to find out! White serene buildings with the neatness of the Navy - awesome!

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 1 February 2012

I thought it was going to be boring on first impressions, but it was really interesting & much bigger than it looks, very good

Thank Taylortowers
Reviewed 12 March 2009

I spent my last day in South Africa in Simon's Town and about 2-3 hours in this museum. It was time well spent. The museum is housed in an old Dutch building off the main road leading into town. The museum is quite thorough, starting...More

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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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