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“An interesting find!”

Simon's Town Museum
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Owner description: Another Dutch East India Company property, this former governor’s home contains crafts and artifacts illustrating local cultural heritage.
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Was looking for the naval museum but started here. Small museum, with a wide variety of unusual exhibits - everything from Antarctic explorations to Naval pets.
I discovered the storey of Just Nuisance here & just loved it!

Thank Rowena G
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"run by volunteers"
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"naval base"
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"small donation"
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"their natural habitat"
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"cape point"
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

We enjoyed looking here at all the local history of how the town became important and became a naval town. There was no charge but you were asked to give a donation.

Thank sandraclaire
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is one way of learning about Simon`s town history and its fun. it is for all age groups and can be done as a family or on your own. There is a lot of things to look at and you could spend the hole day here as there is just so much to learn.

Thank Catherine V
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Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

The museum is lovely and offers a great history of the area. The exhibits are interesting and the curators are really friendly and willing to answer any questions. A great stop in this little town

Thank Alexia C
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

Was pleasantly surprised by the amount of material in this bay-side village museum. Has variously themed rooms around which the material is organized. It can be a quick visit or a serious study depending on your preference. In a historic building dating back to 1777. Parking on site. Has a small gift/souvenir shop.

Thank WRHOTEN
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