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George Museum

Corner of Courtney & York Street, George, South Africa
+27 44 873 5343
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An eclectic mix of exhibits

This is a free museum which contains a lot of local information and exhibits plus art for sale. It... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2017
nnmercman
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Camberley, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

As with many other museums the displays are not interactive enough and the kids get bored easily... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2017
Martino2580
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Corner of Courtney & York Street, George, South Africa
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+27 44 873 5343
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a free museum which contains a lot of local information and exhibits plus art for sale. It took us over an hour to wander round and take it all in as there are various rooms both upstairs and down. Some of the exhibits...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

As with many other museums the displays are not interactive enough and the kids get bored easily. Huge potential here, but you just get the idea that there is not enough money or the willingness to grow with the times. Worth a visit though.

1  Thank Martino2580
Reviewed 22 December 2016

The museum was renovated. It had a collection that will spark the interest of many. The wood cutter section was eye opening. What really hit hard and was so emotional was the display on Lawaaikamp and Sandkraal. The policies implemented leading up to apartheid is...More

1  Thank Emerson3091
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice good service from staff you can go there to see all the old stuff you did not get any more enjoy the day

1  Thank Sias S
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Not the best displays and could use more interactive activities but my son enjoyed it. Ok for a small city like George.

1  Thank F6814UFcarmenc
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The George Museum is well laid out with a wealth of information on the area. The exhibitions are interesting and accessible. The staff is very helpful and friendly. A must visit.

1  Thank SonjaGeorge
Reviewed 2 July 2016

a little disappointed in what the museum has on show Not helpfull staff and did not have any knowledge on the items displayed Had some nice artwork from southern cape artists

1  Thank melanie b
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

The George Museum was a bit of a let down. The reception was appalling. No information was offered. I had to ask where to start the tour. No pamphlet was offered. There is no real flow to the exhibition. Rather just a couple or rooms...More

Thank Carmin2014
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I have always found this an interesting place to be. So much to see and take in. The displays are changed periodically so one can make repeat visits. Well worth a visit.

Thank ailsa696
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We had some time to spare while waiting to go on the Power van , so we took a look around the museum. There are some very interesting items to look at... from old trains, classic cars, fire engines. Loved seeing all the old crockery...More

Thank Michele T
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