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The Huguenot Memorial Monument

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Although from a museological point of view the museum is super outdated, the content is nevertheless well worth a few hours. The history of the French Huguenots is fascinating and their influence on the country is massive. After the museum you can go for a...More

Thank RenevS
Reviewed 26 February 2017

This building was originally in the center of Cape town and was brought to Franshoek , brick by brick and was reassembled in its current state. The building itself contains very little furniture as the Huguenots arrived with little more than the clothes on their...More

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