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The Stellenbosch Village Museum

18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 2902
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This is a well presented and very informative museum. The guides in each section are extremely... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Elaine S
Melbourne, Australia

helpful staff, neatly kept and lovely to see our heritage still being looked after for generations... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
South Africa
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a well presented and very informative museum. The guides in each section are extremely helpful and I learned a lot about the history of the area. It's not an ordinary museum though, as you are taken through different historic houses and live the...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 5 October 2017

helpful staff, neatly kept and lovely to see our heritage still being looked after for generations to see

Thank Tis_eye
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Fascinating history, interesting, on - site guides knowledgeable and friendly. Lots to see within walking surrounds

Thank karin u
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Not much to add to what others have said. The museum is beautifully presented; the ladies in period costume are really helpful and informative; there's no rush or pressure to move on; and it's really interesting. Lovely way to spend an hour or so.

Thank WeasB
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This is such a nice trip..you go thru various houses..the magistrate the sheriff, etc..you cover all eras..the ladies in costume give you an insight of history and family that lived there...do go it's cheap and so worth it!!

Thank susanann7
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

4 incredibly detailed and preserved homes that you have pretty much full access to. Filled with beautiful period furniture and ornaments not to mention carpets, coverings and lighting. Every house is a feast for your eyes and the wonderful ladies all dressed in period costume...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went to see this museum today. The entrance is 35 Rand. The museum is comprised of a modern building that acts like an entrance. And 4 houses that are actually real houses from different times and are situated on two opposite streets. You are guided...More

Thank pauline L
Reviewed 18 August 2017

The museum is made up of a series of houses from different times in Stellenbosch's past, telling the story of how life changed through the families living there. Each is introduced by someone in costume of the time, who explains what is significant about each....More

Thank banstead
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This museum comprises of four original houses covering different periods in the town's history. All have a lady in period dress to explain their own house. All are furnished as they were during the period they are representing. Really, really good.

Thank Bracken3Haslemere
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I am like a child when it comes to old stuff. All the way there I'm like,.... are we there yet? And on arrival I'm bug eyed with lots of ooh's and ah's. 4 houses, the furniture true to the time of each house. All...More

Thank RonaCCB
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14 October 2017|
Response from Bracken3Haslemere | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but I have forgotten. It wasn't much and was certainly worth every penny.