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18 Gangster Museum

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18 Gangster Museum provide fully guided tour through the museum.You got an opportunity to spend time with ex-prisoners on the replica prison cell.You got to understand the history of South Africa gangs and township lifestyle at large.Pop In !!
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Dullar Omar Street | Mandela Park, Khayelitsha 7784, South Africa
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+27 21 821 7864
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best tour ever! Cape Town is an awesome city and we did a ton of great things, but this tour was by far the best and most memorable. Wandi and Siya were amazing guides. They were so knowledgeable and honest about the history of the...More

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SibuleloD, Manager at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Angie !! It was great to host you and we really enjoyed our engagements .We will keep you updated about the projects development.Have a safe time and Enjoy..

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

As part of a township tour, our guide took us to the 18 gangster museum. We are a family with teenagers and while the township made already many impressions, this blew us away. In a simple set up, the guys spoke about and illustrated the...More

Thank Camiel S
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Visiting a township is something lots of people avoid but a trip to this museum is something everybody should do. Khayelitsha is a large township close to Cape Town. The aim of this museum is to not just bring much needed revenue to the community...More

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wandisile n, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Thank you John for your visit and we really appreciate your support.Thank you for your review.Keep spreading the word.

Reviewed 5 June 2018

Although rather small the museum is operated by amazingly creative and inspiring young residents from Khayelitsha. The story they tell, their involvement and their openness made this visit one of the most interesting experience I had in South Africa.

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wandisile n, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Herve Thank you for your visit and we really appreciate your support and review.Keep spreading the word.Thank you #18GangstermMuseum Regards 18 Gangster Museum Team

Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We loved our tour of Khayelitsha. Siya and Wandi were terrific guides who shared their deep knowledge of and love for their community. Highlights included a stop at a great coffee shop, tour of the 18 Gangster Museum, and lunch at Rands. If you want...More

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wandisile n, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Kim Thank you for booking our tour and we appreciate your support and review.Keep supporting us and spreading the word. #18GangsterMuseum.Thank you Regards 18 Gangster Museum Team

Reviewed 28 May 2018

Took a tour with a group of university students and another couple - 12 in total. FANTASTIC learning experience. Highly recommend it, especially to people who want to witness an effective social business in action.

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wandisile n, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Good day Tammy, Thank you for booking a tour with us.We really appreciate your visit and review.Keep on supporting us and spread the word.Thank you Regards 18 Gangster Museum Team

Reviewed 24 May 2018

We went on the 3 hour tour through Khayelitsha and we ended up spending the whole evening in a fun restaurant. The tour is something very special, planned with care and love. The tour guides have a welcoming openness towards their visitors and incredible knowledge...More

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wandisile n, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Lea Thank you for visiting us !! We really appreciate your support and review.Keep supporting us and spread the word.Thank you #18Gangster Museum Regards 18 Gangster Museum Team

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

The museum may not be large but very worthwhile. The stories of the persons and the message are impressive as it shows difficult aspects of life.

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wara787, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2018

Hi Arnaud Thank you for visiting 18 Gangster Museum ,We really appreciate your support .Thank for your review.Have a safe time in South Africa.Enjoy

Reviewed 28 February 2018

This is a living museum, without spoiling, I can say I had some 'Didn't see that one coming' experiences. The authenticity of the message and the people touches! A great initiative an a great example of a social entreprise! Good luck guys!!

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Sibulelo D, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2018

Hi Erik Thank you for your support. We really appreciate your time visiting us.hope you will enjoy your stay in South Africa Regards 18 Gangster Team

Reviewed 12 February 2018

Wandile and the two Siya's tell the story and history of gangsterism in South Africa and the Cape Flats in particular. While the museum may be small and located in a converted shipping container, these three people and the story they tell makes a huge...More

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wandisile n, Owner at 18 Gangster Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Hi Jens Thank you for visiting 18 Gangster Museum ,we really appreciate your support.Thank you Keep supporting us and spread the word : #18GangsterMuseum Regards 18 Gangster Museum

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Response from Tour778297 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is safe, especially during the day and along major roads. The risks in Khayelitsha is commonly overestimated by Capetonian who do not live there (I bet most people living in Khayelitsha could tell you that, this is at... More
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