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Iziko Koopmans-De Wet House

35 Strand Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 481 3935
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A museum gem in the middle of the City

A museum gem in the middle of Cape Town Centre,period house which needs a little love and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Goodwood, South Africa
Well preserved landmark!

This amazingly beautiful house is very well restored and preserved and the interior and decor is... read more

Reviewed 1 July 2016
F.G. K
Johannesburg, South Africa
via mobile
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This house museum is furnished as a home for a well-to-do Cape family during the late 18th Century. It houses some of the best pieces of Cape furniture and silver in the country, in addition to a priceless collection of ceramics.
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  • Very good55%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“long street” (2 reviews)
“century” (3 reviews)
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35 Strand Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 481 3935

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Reviewed 18 May 2017

A museum gem in the middle of Cape Town Centre,period house which needs a little love and care.Thank you Iziko for the Museum Day Free Entry

Thank Mike_G6308
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

This amazingly beautiful house is very well restored and preserved and the interior and decor is immaculate.

Thank F.G. K
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The rooms all open up out of a central room. Beautiful old furniture & crockery & carpets, etc. At the back there is a coach in a coachhouse, with a very steep staircase to a room at the top. It has a nice view from...More

Thank Dirmu G
Reviewed 20 January 2016

This is a building which could easily be missed but is well worth visiting. It gives a wonderful glimpse of how a moneyed family in Cape Town lived in the 19th and early 20th century. This is emphasised by the labelling which indicates that the...More

Thank KBofLB
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Well preserved and a small picture of what Cape Town looked like back in the day.So nice that one of a row of these houses still survives. Nice collection of ear;y Dutch and South African memorabilia.

Thank John S
Reviewed 4 July 2015

A wonderful restoration of an old colonial house in Cape Town, this museum shows a glimpse of what life would have been like in the bygone era. The house itself, furniture, artwork and books have been maintained impeccably that one feels transported back to the...More

Thank Luc V
Reviewed 11 February 2015

We really enjoyed our visit here as it is very atmospheric and the period detail is excellent. The information is very interesting and the artefacts superb. It is a pity that it is not well visited as it gives an interesting insight to a different...More

1  Thank Wrinkly one
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Beautiful interiors transports you back in time, with lovely furniture, clocks and other artifacts. Well worth a visit.

Thank HilR
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Right in the middle of Cape Town can be found this gem of a house with its small enclosed courtyard - excellent selection of antique furniture and blue & white porcelain . Historic house used as a hide out during the Anglo-Boer War as Marie...More

2  Thank Joanne W
Reviewed 10 June 2012

It is a lovely home depicting a specific time in SA History.

Thank courtneystas
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