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The Huguenot Memorial Monument

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely not worth it to pay R50 for two adults and two kids to enter the garden, walk around the monument for 10 minutes and then go out again. And then, when you want to visit the museum, you have to pay the same amount...More

Thank TanyaGroen
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Franschhoek won't be Franschhoek without the Monument beautiful reminder of people who wanted to protect their values. Great Monument great place.

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had a bit of difficulty locating this memorial as we didn't have a map, but soon we could see the tops of the triple arches so after that it was a breeze. I think it is a moving tribute to a very brave group...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 17 May 2017

For who knows the Huguenot or descends from French Protestants, this monument is a must, otherwise, to go the museum first for the necessary historical background. By the way: 2 distinct ticket offices.

Thank dringdilara
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Interesting gardens in a great setting. Previous time we were there gardens were great, but museum wanted to charge too much money.....

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Set in the picturesque town of Franschoek, the drive to this momument is a pleasure. It gives the history of some of the first settlers to this area. Displaced by Catholic persecution, they fled to the Netherlands and later arrived in Cape Town. The beautifully...More

Thank Morag R
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Lovely monument and tidy gardens surrounding it. Information boards could be a bit better placed to appreciate what the monument represents.

Thank Trish C
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

A small museum giving the history of The Huguenots takes just an hour but it's worth a look. It's interesting and well put together.

Thank suecQ1161ZE
Reviewed 7 March 2017

the memorial monument and museum are interesting quick reference elements to a rich heritage and struggle for freedom that brought brave souls to this part of Africa. The collection of authentic objects and documents reveal life as it was then and provide a glimpse into...More

Thank lynette r
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Great to learn more about the history of Franschhoek and the influence of the Hugeuenots. Not high tech but interesting. It's worth asking to watch the video in the museum. The setting is magnificent.

Thank Sue H
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