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We took our two teenagers and they were very intrigued. It was awesome to see the house and my... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lizapaulsen
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Gordon, United Kingdom
Wonderful to experience heritage being kept up

Arbeidsgenot - True to it name, the house and garden tells the story of the life the Langenhoven's... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
zephne2018
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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 days ago
“Interesting”
31 Jul 2018
“Wonderful to experience heritage being kept up”
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From the turn of century to 1950 this charming museum was the home of the composer of South Africa’s first national anthem.
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217 Jan van Riebeeck Road, Oudtshoorn 6625, South Africa
+27 44 272 2968
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We took our two teenagers and they were very intrigued. It was awesome to see the house and my husband loved Langenhoven's woodwork room.

Thank lizapaulsen
Reviewed 31 July 2018

Arbeidsgenot - True to it name, the house and garden tells the story of the life the Langenhoven's lived with joy. The garden and house are meticulously well maintained and it was heartwarming to see heritage being kept up so well.

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Reviewed 11 July 2018

Took my kids here as this a part of our history that is not told to our kids at school anymore. Was very heartwarming to see that this is being kept neat and presentable even without government support.

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Despite the town being very busy preparing for the KKNK music festival, we had the most wonderful tour by an informed, enthusiastic and very knowledgeable guide. The house is a great window into how life was like and some of the driving forces behind the...More

Thank Paula B
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Very entertaining tour by a guide who knows his history very well! Thank you for a memorable tour, we enjoyed it thoroughly.

1  Thank MarjanMiddeljans
Reviewed 24 February 2017

I'd intended visiting the museum without realising our hotel was right next door! It's a mere R20 entrance fee and there's on site parking. Normal opening hours are mon-fri with an hour break 1-2pm (weekends on request). The office is at the rear of the...More

Thank nnmercman
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

So nice to go back into the past of Oudtshoorn. Arbeidsgenot kept the history locked up. A must vissit. Nice to learn about the history of Oudtshoorn and Langenhoven who wrote DieStem. He was a carater of his own. Dont miss this place.

Thank Werner S
Reviewed 11 April 2016

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Reviewed 19 February 2016

What a find this place was. Really interesting and one of the most friendly and informative guides we have met. We were given our own personal guided tour, what a bargain for 20 rand per person.

Thank 116maureen
Reviewed 30 June 2015

It was quite an experience to visit this small museum, the house of CJ Langenhoven. He is the partly responsible for the South African national anthem. His house is now a museum, at the back is some interesting memorabilia that once belonged to him, and...More

2  Thank PierreJordaan
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