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The Stellenbosch Village Museum

18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 2902
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Most interesting introduction to local history

The museum principally consists of 4 buildings which have been restored and furnished to reflect... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom

The houses are well looked after. The ladies dressed in clothes from that spesific era, gives a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durbanville, South Africa
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum principally consists of 4 buildings which have been restored and furnished to reflect their date of construction with stewards dressed in period costume to introduce you to the history of the house and answer your questions. There is also a visitor centre and...More

Thank StephenNW10
Reviewed 1 week ago

The houses are well looked after. The ladies dressed in clothes from that spesific era, gives a lot of information regarding the house. Loved walking back in time. Well worth the visit!!!!

Thank louiselategan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ages in our party ranged from a 9 year old to a 74 year and each one of us enjoyed a different element of the Stellenbosch history. We took our time walking through the homes of the different time periods and enjoyed the stories...More

Thank Claire L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

4 different buildings from 4 different time periods. Interesting to compare and contrast. Very friendly hosts in each of the buildings.

Thank Jonty333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved visiting three homes of prosperous settlers of Stellenbosch. Each home depicts a different time period with host in period costumes. Period furnishing interesting and lovely gardens link the homes. Located in downtown and walking distance to trendy shops and restaurants.

Thank gpsenrab
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was great to step back in time and learn about early Stellebosch. Take your time and wear comfortable shoes!

Thank Pretmart
Reviewed 13 November 2017

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
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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.