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Iziko William Fehr Collection at the Castle of Good Hope

Buitenkant Street | opposite the Grand Parade, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 481 7223
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Wow!! Beautiful day spent on Heritage day

We took our boys on 24th September on Heritage day & they really enjoyed it. We took part of the... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2017
Lucille S
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Castle of Good Hope AMAZING

An absolute MUST if you in Cape Town!! We were fortunate in catching a tour through the museum... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2016
CandiceYoung
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Pretoria, South Africa
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Fine and interesting examples of paintings and decorative arts of special relevance to the Cape are to be found in the William Fehr Collection. William Fehr acquired objects and art works at a time when there were still few private collectors and little systematic collecting by local public institutions. He lent his collection for public exhibition at the Castle in 1952. In 1964 the South African government purchased his oil paintings, furniture, ceramics metal and glassware. In the following year he donated his unique collection of art works on paper to South Africans, to be placed in Rust en Vreugd, a short distance away from the Castle.
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27 Sep 2017
“Wow!! Beautiful day spent on Heritage day”
11 Nov 2016
“Castle of Good Hope AMAZING ”
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Buitenkant Street | opposite the Grand Parade, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We took our boys on 24th September on Heritage day & they really enjoyed it. We took part of the tour & the guide was both entertaining & knew his facts on history of Castle. Loved the pottery section which was a surprise addition. My...More

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

An absolute MUST if you in Cape Town!! We were fortunate in catching a tour through the museum with a very amusing and knowledgeable tour guide. He truly brought the history of the fort and Castle to life!

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Reviewed 26 October 2015

In this magnificent Dutch built house which is housed with wondrous 17th Century Dutch furniture which has been restored to its former glory.

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Reviewed 4 July 2015

When visiting the Castle of Good Hope, the William Fehr Collection of artworks and pieces from the colonial era will be open to the public to see. Set in a wing of the castle open for tours, the art collection exhibits works from known and...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

When you enter the Secunde’s house and begin to explore the William Fehr Collection you find a lot of Dutch furniture from 17th century and Cape Town made items from 18th century, but also English things from 19th century. One of the oddest furniture is...More

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Reviewed 19 January 2014

This is a beautful, Dutch built, 17th century fortress located in downtown Cape Town. Included in the price of admission is entry into three museums within the fortress and a very interesting guided tour. I don't remember the guide's name (he was a little black...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2014

I only had a few hours right at the end of a stay in Cape Town and wanted to visit the Castle, not to see the whole building (a long guided tour) but to visit the building in the middle of the huge space inside...More

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Reviewed 29 July 2013

We loved our tour of the castle. Our guide was fun and entertaining and very knowledgeable. We didn't have enough time to enjoy it all but stayed longer than we should have because he was so funny.

Thank Burgand
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