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Address: Amlay House 1 King George Way, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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A visit in the dark history

In this little museum you can get a view of the dark history of Simon's Town, of the cruel apartheid system and its consequences. The owner and guide tells his own history for us... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2017
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New Sweden, Maine
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New Sweden, Maine
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

In this little museum you can get a view of the dark history of Simon's Town, of the cruel apartheid system and its consequences. The owner and guide tells his own history for us and makes us really touched.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 May 2015

A fantastic museum hidden away a short walk from the car park in the centre of Simon's Town. The museum's name has changed three times in the dozen years I have visited but the site is well worth a tour. You can only visit the downstairs of this building but each room is packed with the culture of the Muslim... More 

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Midsomer Norton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 March 2014

This is a converted house, easy to miss. Look for the Toy Museum and its the next road south on the right. Downstairs consists of four rooms with wall to wall accounts and photographs of those of minority faiths who travelled through South Africa as slaves and those who were compulsorily moved from their dwellings without compensation. This is run... More 

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