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The Reinet House

Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Beautiful museum - you need time...

So much history, to do beautifully restored Reinet House justice, give yourself time as much as... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mpumalanga, South Africa
Ideal for history buffs

I have reviewed this museum before but after this visit would like to do so again. The Reinet... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

So much history, to do beautifully restored Reinet House justice, give yourself time as much as possible...going back to your family historical roots was amazing discovery and to explore, the visit was worth it and will return at another opportunity.

Thank CJ-what
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have reviewed this museum before but after this visit would like to do so again. The Reinet House museum is a must if you are in Graaff-Reinet and have an interest in history. The mseum has a number of interesting displays and even my...More

Thank FireflyAfrica
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Reinet house was undergoing some renovations, which is good to see. It is always interesting visiting museums etc as you get a feel for an area or place.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very beautiful indeed, we spent more than 1 hour exploring the place and plungiing into the ancient world of Orange colons in this valley. The yard behind was very nice and interestng, full of ancient pieces in very good conditions. Surprisingly we were the only...More

Thank Pietro B
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I am not one for museums. Once you shave seen a couple of old clothes and wagons, pots and pans. You pretry much have seen them all. Its lovely for someone that has not seen too many of the similar sort of tying or just...More

1  Thank Edyta C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This museum is well worth a visit. Full of interesting information about the family that lived in the house and also the history of Graaf Reinet. Spend a couple of hours here.

Thank CarolynDalkeith
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting place that gives a great opportunity to discover how it was to live in a place as lovely as Graaff-Reinet. About an hour is a minimum to visit house and gardens at ease.

Thank Olivier O
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed this museum. It is a main floor, cellar, and wagon house and is full of interesting antiques spanning many aspects of life in the past 150 years from corsets to dentistry. My favorite was a doll house made from porcupine quills! It takes...More

Thank meandros
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Visited The reinet Huis, one has to take time to really appreciate all of the history, could be better if a person was available to take one on a tour through the house and highlight some articles

Thank brentl291
Reviewed 24 January 2017

An amazing step into the past . This house was restored after w major fire . The restoration has been sympathetically done do its like stepping back into the past . Lovely furniture, the music room is a treat .

Thank Anonpeo
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