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Graaff-Reinet Museum

Parsonage Street | P.O.Box 104, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Slavery Made Real

I particularly was humbled by the description of slavery int he Cape and the stories of individual... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
White River, South Africa
Interesting museum

Lovely to have visited the Graaff-Reinet museum - interesting South African artists on permanent... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Parsonage Street | P.O.Box 104, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I particularly was humbled by the description of slavery int he Cape and the stories of individual families, plus forced removals. Then there is excellent descriptive portrayal of the dangers of fracking.

Thank PageandPaint
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely to have visited the Graaff-Reinet museum - interesting South African artists on permanent display with info given.

Thank LyonBen
Reviewed 18 March 2017

The Graf Reinet Museum is one of those houses taking you back in time. You only realize how people lived and under what circumstances when houses and interior of former times are been preserved.

Thank Christopher Bar... G
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Somewhere that has so much to see and is extremely well set out, we learnt many interesting facts and were amazed how it all began

Thank Berian M
Reviewed 14 September 2016

They all offer something different which is great,Reinet house is the one if you only have time for one but for me Urquhart House was the most interesting and contained the very best quality items,.specifically furniture. All are very well arranged with good descriptions of...More

Thank Colin W
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Excellent. Shows a huge amount of town history. Main house exhibits the antiques, photograph selection, historical aspects of the house itself. Also had a very good special exhibition on the Robert Sobukwe who was born in the town and was the leader of the PAC....More

Thank Hilton K
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

All the museums and art galleries in Graaff Reinet have been keot in good repair by generous benefactors. Very interesting information.

Thank Beth v
Reviewed 26 June 2016

The rich political history and the unique natural of the area are well presented at this nicely preserved and renovated attraction

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 22 May 2016

This Museum is well worth a visit. Hear you will learn more about Graaff-Reinet plus fossils that was found in the area. One Hour is not enough. I actually forgot about time, so much to learn and listen to stories of past times.. The staff...More

Thank MaggieaMaritza
Reviewed 25 February 2016

Really loved my hour and a half spent in this museum. Not only did it highlight the dangers inherent in "Fracking" but I also learnt a ton about the great man, Robert Sobukwe. Highly recommend this place

Thank Tgerntholtz
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