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Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum

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The Best Insight into the Past and the Present

The Migrant Labour Museum is tucked on the side of a road, easy to miss, if you're not paying... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
KristenS409
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Well worth seeing

We visited receently. Amanda gave us a very informative and interesting tour of the museum and... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
laretal
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Vulindela Street | Lwandle/Strand, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

The Migrant Labour Museum is tucked on the side of a road, easy to miss, if you're not paying attention. In Cape Town, you have to pay attention, because apartheid only "ended" 14 years ago, and in many ways it "ended" because it had already...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

We visited receently. Amanda gave us a very informative and interesting tour of the museum and nearby township. It gives you a different perspective on South Africa.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

I visited with two colleagues from abroad. Great photography and informative accompanying stories. Excellent tour guide Alex is very knowledgeable and his passion for this musuem is inspiring. A short walk led us to hostel 33 itself. It was was moving to reflect on the...More

4  Thank KerryN178
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Just one of the many places of interest in the Helderberg Basin. A valuable insight into the wrongs of the past.

1  Thank Highcliffe_House
Reviewed 7 December 2011

This museum tells the story of how the township came to be, and how life in the township is maintained. A walk through Lwandle can leave one feeling sad and overwhelmed, but it also allows one to recognise that the present situation in our townships...More

1  Thank Zulaiga W
Reviewed 26 January 2011

I had an opportunity to visit Lwandle and the museum during my stay in Cape Town. It is located in a small township in Strand/somerset west. It is very easy to visit for example on the way to the many vineyards in somerset west area....More

Date of experience: January 2011
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