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“Penguins”

Simon's Town Museum
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Owner description: Another Dutch East India Company property, this former governor’s home contains crafts and artifacts illustrating local cultural heritage.
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Don't miss the penguins! They are so cute and fun to watch. I will always remember this stop in the way to Cape Point. There is a fee to enter. Be sure to video! You can get penguin souvenirs in the shops.

Thank SCTiger296
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

We visited here as the pick of museums was difficult, but we only had time for one. We loved Simons town and the history of the naval dog, just Nuisance. We also visited his grave. The museum was run by volunteers I think, and they were so lovely and talked us through various items there. We spent a good while looking through the museum and bought quite a few gifts from the shop. Well worth a visit.

Thank Jane D
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Was looking for the naval museum but started here. Small museum, with a wide variety of unusual exhibits - everything from Antarctic explorations to Naval pets.
I discovered the storey of Just Nuisance here & just loved it!

Thank Rowena G
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We enjoyed looking here at all the local history of how the town became important and became a naval town. There was no charge but you were asked to give a donation.

Thank sandraclaire
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is one way of learning about Simon`s town history and its fun. it is for all age groups and can be done as a family or on your own. There is a lot of things to look at and you could spend the hole day here as there is just so much to learn.

Thank Catherine V
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