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This museum displays the signature of every 1685 Huguenot settler.
Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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All reviews south africa family history main building couple of hours well worth the visit cape town on display french settlers information artifacts annex video persecution roots century heritage
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Much of the interior of the main building is closed but the hallway was open and its wall graphics give an excellent history of Huguenot settlement and development of the wine industry in the valley. The artifacts of the museum are displayed in the building...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Terri A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buildings were lovely to look at from the outside (some internal reconstruction going on during our visit). Grounds had potential and could be a nice, relaxing location for locals to wander. Museum was a bit disappointing needing both updating and improvement to displays.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IvanFD
Reviewed 7 November 2018

I found this museum very interesting as it gives such a lot of history and photos of the past generations - not too big that you become bored - and a nice little shop and tea garden if you do

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Main building closed for renovation so artifacts not displayed at their best in temporary location. Pity so few items go back to the very early days of the Huguenots from 1688 to 1750. However still worth visiting especially to see outstanding video.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gustavpreller
Reviewed 6 November 2018

What a dull boring museum, outdated and old fashioned. It was everything a museum used to be, unfriendly, dull with signs telling you not to touch, not to photograph, not to use phones, not to breath too hard etc. It was littered with old photographs...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Having visited this museum literally dozens of time over only a few years, but long ago, we wanted to show our daughter her Huguenot heritage. After paying at the old main building reception, and there not being much we wanted to see there, we walked...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JJBuirski
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The main building of the museum is being renovated and some of the displays have been moved to the annex across the road. I’m looks nog forward to the new display that will be hosted in the renovated museum later this year. The current display...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kobusm913
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I must say I knew very little about the Huguenots before I came to this museum. I have a friend who was descended from them, but I know very little just from the stories he told. This museum showed a lot about their journey to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Very interesting museum with all the detail of the Huguenot Families. It was interesting to visit with my kids.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

We wanted to turn around back in to Franschoek and then noticed this building. Quite nice to see how the olden day buildings looked inside. I really like the display where you look into an old farm house - quite interesting.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Terence B
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Response from Magellan720605 | Reviewed this property |
not at the monument- but several in the street leading up to the monument