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Huguenot Memorial Museum

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Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Much of the information was in French, but it was still interesting to see the history of the Huguenots in South Africa

Thank wokabaut
Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum explains why so many families here are from France - until this very day. The exposition of very good and in 3 languages.including French, of course. Across the street, youw ill find other items as well. And between museum and monument you'll find...More

Thank dringdilara
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came to see the monument & decided to go into the museum - was a little disappointed that the vast quantities of information were quite difficult to read as they were fairly squashed together - but the information about the Huguenots & their place...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the fascinating facts about The Huguenot Memorial is that the original building was in central Cape Town late last century and was brought to Franschhoek brick by brick and reassembled in its current position. The building itself has little in the way of...More

Thank goingnowhereslowly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum is so much more interesting than I thought it would be. Very interesting reading about the history of the Huguenots and where they came from in France. Try to visit when there are few visitors -very interesting video and artefacts.

Thank larazet
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Interesting part of little known history of what shaped South Africa. If you have any Hugenot ancestors this would be of great interest

Thank suzanneberenger
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Well worth the visit. Great displays/presentations on the Huguenots and their settlement of the Cape.

Thank n s
Reviewed 10 April 2017

We just enjoyed it very much. Grounds is beautifully kept. Staff is well informed and friendly. Put aside some time for this, if you like museums this one will certainly take some time :)

Thank Desire L
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you want to learn more about the history of South Africa a visit to the Huguenot Memorial Museum in Franschhoek is a must. The museum is not big but it will give you a very good insight in the life of the protestant huguenots...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Fascinating stroll through history since the Reformation and its consequences. A great mixture of interesting storyboards; artefacts; portraits and furniture covering hundreds of years. All set in beautiful buildings in a truly stunning setting.

Thank Neil B
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does the Huguenot museum have a coffee shop?
23 October 2015|
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Response from Radzmeister | Reviewed this property |
HI TB, yes, there actually is a little restaurant just next to it. Small and quaint.