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A bit of history

Ariving late as usual I have to admit that the welcome I received was overwhelming friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Stilbaai, South Africa
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When I arrived I was told that the entrance fee was R10. I only had R200. notes and Andrea said I... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 Lang Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 23 614 1950
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Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

R10 to access the museum which consisted of one hall. Not much to see if you are looking for historical information about the place. My first impression was that it seemed like a antique warehouse with second hand goods. It was a bit of a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Celeste O
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Not much really .... missing an opportunity to tell about daily life in Montagu . A bit uninspiring in lack of other words.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Karl_Berg
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Ariving late as usual I have to admit that the welcome I received was overwhelming friendly. Although they were closing in a few minutes they stil made time to assist and make us feel welcome. We were not rushed in anyway and I could have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank yolandac280
Reviewed 16 August 2018

When I arrived I was told that the entrance fee was R10. I only had R200. notes and Andrea said I could enjoy the Museum and maybe come back later to pay. Whilst looking at the lovely display of crockery I suddenly remembered where I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A museum in a church - features wedding gowns of old, family bibles of the past and a fine old pulpit. I made two visits, the first just to see the place and the second a few days later to hear an expert on the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barrie T
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Location excellent. Enough off street parking. Love the history and herbal exposition for sale. Lady attendant was very friendly. The herbal aspect makes it unusual and worth a visit. The Museum show cased quite a few interesting and historical items (furniture, crockery, pictures and medicines)...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank sandrakoen2018
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a small town museum, even large city museums have their budgetary limitations and challenges, so one should not expect the latest and greatest. That said, if you are prepared to let the exhibits and photographs talk to you and tell you of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank AndrewBHM40
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The garden is the most interesting thing to see as for the rest, they sell herbs which is interesting but as a museum, not much to see or do there.

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank 776ca
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a good way to spend an hour. The exhibits are not extensive but interesting enough with local connections. I would have preferred more background on the origins and history of the town but it was worth a visit none the less

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank M2812ISmikeb
Reviewed 22 August 2017

I was on the search for the skeleton of Koos Sas. I will not give away any secrets, I recommend you swing by and ask. The rest of the museum had quit a bit of cool things from collection of musical instruments, local sports heroes...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Anthony A
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