Old Harbour Museum
Old Harbour Museum
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Susan M
8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020
Small, locally run museum, entrance fee covers a photographic exhibition and the whale house. Very interesting.
Written 11 February 2020
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William K
Croydon, UK142 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
It was only a few rand, but the display really needs updating. The staff were lovely and vert enthusiastic - like the kelp whale calling trumpet demonstration!
Written 8 December 2019
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Ronald L
Polokwane24 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2019
The Old Harbour museum was one of the two museums we visited in Hermanus. We did visit the museum about 8 years earlier. Have to admit that I was shocked to see that the chip anchor was missing. When I asked on the staff they told me it was stolen during the night a few months earlier. Other than that, the museum is value for money and gives you a great idea of how Hermanus was started. I do recommend this to first time visitors.
Written 4 September 2019
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Graham W
Cape Town, South Africa38 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2019 • Family
I found this museum really disappointing, it needs a lot of work and good spruce to make it attractive
Written 29 June 2019
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Curiosity762651
60 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Family
Not a very big museum and more can be done to make it a bit more interesting. The history is quite interesting and I enjoyed the old photos.
Written 21 March 2019
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CathyGri
Newark-on-Trent, UK290 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2019 • Friends
Sadly the exhibits in the small museum need attention and they don't have the funds to do it. We spent about 10 minutes there as entrance to this museum was included in our 20 ZAR ticket for the Whaling Museum (which also included De Wet's Museum of photography). It had a small room with some whaling implements in it and another area closed off awaiting funds to sort the exhibit.
Written 7 March 2019
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June S
Singapore508 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Couples
The place was dark, musty and not well ventilated. It was not welcoming at all. Although the fare of ZAR20 was not exorbitant, we didn’t think it was worth the limited time which we had.
Written 1 September 2018
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LanyO
Klerksdorp, South Africa200 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
Its a small little museum but tells the Age old Story of how Hermanus got to be. I found it quite enlightening and its a must when you visit.
Written 5 March 2018
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SimplyFred
Shrewsbury, UK1,003 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2018 • Couples
Rather liked this mish mash of items stored / put on display to see. You have to poke about a bit to see everything - something was plonked in a hole in the floor I seem to remember!
Written 3 March 2018
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peterdwood
Jeffreys Bay, South Africa30 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2017 • Couples
Although the information regarding whales and fish species was quite interesting, there is not a lot to see and the whole experience only lasted about 25 minutes.
Written 6 February 2018
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