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South African Jewish Museum

88 Hatfield Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 1546
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88 Hatfield Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 465 1546

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

The Jewish Museum in Cape Town is outstanding. This museum is truly touching and so beautiful. Including the region where the Jewish Museum is located worth a visit. This is another place that must be visited during the stay in Cape.

Thank MLPL6
Reviewed 28 July 2015

Went there via Hop on/ Hop off buses - well worth it. Very interesting and informative and well laid out.

Thank HelenChristmas
Reviewed 26 July 2015 via mobile

Situated within a secure compass. A visit to the museum will take you back in time when life was hard yet simple. While the Jewish roots are well exhibited it demonstrates the on going culture which still exist today among the Jewish community. The museum...More

1  Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 21 July 2015

Personal tour (thank you Fay) taught me so much about Jewish life and the influence of jews in opposing Apartheid.

Thank Bruceat34
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Easily reached if you have a car or are on the Red Bus tour, the Museum tells the story of the Jewish contributions to Cape Town and South Africa. The adjoining Holocaust Centre (part of the complex) is also a jewel: the personal video testimonies...More

Thank Senior-Travel-Guy
Reviewed 15 July 2015

Well organized display of the history and present day life of the Jews in Cape Town and South Africa. At the time we went they had a terrific photograph exhibit by David Rubinger. Well worth the time.

Thank roxy1123
Reviewed 14 July 2015

In order to learn from history it needs to be recorded and this museum is a very sobering exhibit of one of the biggest atrocities of our time. One needs to visit this exhibit to comprehend the scale of what occurred and as opposed to...More

1  Thank LiquoriceLime
Reviewed 14 July 2015

This museum is located within the city - allow minimum 1 hour. It has a café and clean ablutions. It offers a realistic account of the Holocaust. Well worth a visit!

Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 8 July 2015

It was a nice visit. The museum is well maintained. The security to get in was a bit of a hassle. I would recommend this only for museum lovers.

Thank Anri H
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The documentation of the Jewish history is rather good here. Staff are helpful. Visit the first synagogue on-site when you are there. Very educational for children.

Thank SGSusanLee
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