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Graaff-Reinet Museum

Parsonage Street | P.O.Box 104, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Good history of the area

We did a self guided walking tour of Graaff Reinet and took in two of the 4 museums. Both worth a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
lightening996327
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West Vancouver, Canada
Interesting history and fossils

The museum explains the history of the area and has interesting displays. It also has an... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
10063994
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Potchefstroom, South Africa
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Parsonage Street | P.O.Box 104, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a self guided walking tour of Graaff Reinet and took in two of the 4 museums. Both worth a visit.

Thank lightening996327
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The museum explains the history of the area and has interesting displays. It also has an interesting collection of prehistoric fossils that were found in the area of Graaff Reinet.

Thank 10,063,994
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Beautiful old house stuffed with treasures, you can easy spend 1 or 2 hours here. Local history. Remember to vist the lower floor also.

Thank Philiph S
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I particularly was humbled by the description of slavery int he Cape and the stories of individual families, plus forced removals. Then there is excellent descriptive portrayal of the dangers of fracking.

Thank PageandPaint
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Lovely to have visited the Graaff-Reinet museum - interesting South African artists on permanent display with info given.

Thank LyonBen
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Graf Reinet Museum is one of those houses taking you back in time. You only realize how people lived and under what circumstances when houses and interior of former times are been preserved.

Thank Christopher Bar... G
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Somewhere that has so much to see and is extremely well set out, we learnt many interesting facts and were amazed how it all began

Thank Berian M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

They all offer something different which is great,Reinet house is the one if you only have time for one but for me Urquhart House was the most interesting and contained the very best quality items,.specifically furniture. All are very well arranged with good descriptions of...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent. Shows a huge amount of town history. Main house exhibits the antiques, photograph selection, historical aspects of the house itself. Also had a very good special exhibition on the Robert Sobukwe who was born in the town and was the leader of the PAC....More

Thank Hilton K
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

All the museums and art galleries in Graaff Reinet have been keot in good repair by generous benefactors. Very interesting information.

Thank Beth v
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