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South African Naval Museum

Private Bag X1, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 21 787 4686
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I see no ships

We went to the museum on a cloudy day great place with a lot of interesting information on hand 're... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Ulverston, United Kingdom
via mobile
So interesting

Staff were amazing & helpful, so many interesting exhibits AND it's FREE! My husband & I spent a... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2017
Rowena G
Durban, South Africa
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Private Bag X1, Simon's Town 7995, South Africa
+27 21 787 4686
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We went to the museum on a cloudy day great place with a lot of interesting information on hand 're S A navy great to look and see the staff were very helpful and informative.

Thank gjkuk
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Staff were amazing & helpful, so many interesting exhibits AND it's FREE! My husband & I spent a good couple of hours exploring the museum.

Thank Rowena G
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The South African (SA) Navy Museum in Simonstown is managed jointly by the South African Navy, and the South African Naval Heritage Trust and is staffed by Naval Personnel and civilian volunteers. The Museum is housed in, a 3 story building around, the original Dockyard...More

1  Thank hoosainnarker
leonsteyn70, Manager at South African Naval Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you so much for the very complimentary review. We hope to see you again in the not too distant future. OiC SA Naval Museum

Reviewed 2 July 2017

Well maintained. Alot of history. Good trip with kids. Nice history. Absolutely free. Very friendly staffing. Lovely experience

Thank Mohamed A
Reviewed 16 June 2017

What an awesome place filled with unchanged history showing and documenting an accurate version of the history of Simonstown and the navy

Thank spotpro
Reviewed 25 May 2017

My small children love the place and all the models of the boats. The displace are done with lots of attention to detail. Even if you do not know the history of the Navy in SA you will be able to go though this museum...More

Thank coreejesp
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We visited here by car from Cape Town and found it very interesting with the history of the Navy being in this town. We had a quick look round and wished we had time to spend longer there.

Thank sandraclaire
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I liv in Capetown so it is not new bean their a few times I highly consider it. My grandpa was in the navy so he knows a lot about it but their is info on the signs.

Thank liamvh2009
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My wife and I visited this museum whilst in Simonstown. We travelled there by train from Cape Town. The train ride was fascinating and scenic in places. It was free with lots of stuff but not very well laid out, being almost at random rather...More

Thank RossOrpington
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Far bigger than we were lead to believe, the naval museum gives an interesting view of the South African Navy's history. Lots of interesting exhibits for the naval enthusiast.

Thank JRC1963
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Terry M
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Response from kaapie62 | Reviewed this property |
It would be best if you contacted them directly as I cannot remember the finer details! SA Naval Museum, Private Bag X1, Simonstown, 7995, South Africa. Hope that helps!