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The Stellenbosch Village Museum

18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 2902
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Lovely historic museum.

This museum is very well set out - it consists of four houses which reflects various periods in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
Very interesting!

A very interesting museum with buildings and displays very relevant to the town and the history of... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2017
Pretoria, South Africa
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 2902
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum is very well set out - it consists of four houses which reflects various periods in the local history. You get a very good impressions of what life would have been like in the past.

Thank Go55
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A very interesting museum with buildings and displays very relevant to the town and the history of the town. The different ladies explaining each room were quite interesting. Very reasonable and definitely worth a visit.

Thank PretoriaTravelfreak
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Well researched authentic place to see past life in Stellenbosch. Spend time here and look at the entire collection of 5 cottages. Each has a host in period style costume. A fine collection of furniture. The gardens although situated in the middle of time are...More

Thank davesdrivesandtours
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Well preserved and interesting. You buy a ticket and get to visit 5 different houses where you get information on the history and owners of each of them. Well worth the visit.

1  Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A really interesting walk through time. What struck me was the the size of the rooms, even in the earliest house. The 'host' in this house was a very knowledgeable young lady who helped visualise how the house was lived in. Sadly some of the...More

Thank GerHey
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Worth to visit. You buy tickets at the main entrance and you are allowed to visit 5 historical houses. In each house there is a host to inform you about the history and the owner. The accomodations are well preserved.

Thank krijger195
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Excellent and very interesting museum consisting of 4 historical houses all within a short distance of each other. You visit them in historical sequence, oldest first. You are met by a lady in the costume of the time and given an interesting narrative of the...More

Thank RHofBath
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Its a while since we visited so I am just recounting my previous experience. It was very enlightening as to the past of this beautiful town. It has so much to offer to those who enjoy historical locations. Your calendar only goes back to 2016,...More

Thank Al D
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The first house Tannie Seronie Swartz, was by far the most knowledgeable and friendliest person we met on our journey. She loves and respects was she does. The whole experience was beyond expectation.

Thank Desire L
Reviewed 9 April 2017

The museum consists of four houses which are set for different periods of Dutch life in Stellenbosch. The first is dated at 1709 and the last approximately 1850. Each house has a guide explaining about the period and the former owner. There are many period...More

Thank Ernjack1972
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