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This small museum had different buildings that showed the way of life of the early history of this small and at the time important settlement. There are buildings centered aroung a large grassy area. Each building displays different aspects of the time, the way they...More
The Knysna museum is an ensemble of old cottages built during the founding Knysna years. Cottages from both the goldmine and forresty industries were reassembled on the single plot to form what is now the museum. You move between the cottages, each of which house...More
A fascinating collection of houses which were originally built in the mining village of Millwood. The houses were dismantled and taken by wagon to Knysna arounf the 1880's. The rooms have some interesting artefacts of the bygone era such as the old candlemakers, and the...More
We have visited a lot of small museums in regional towns. While this is interesting, and entry only by donation, it didn't grab us. I assume is staffed by volunteers but rather than being door openers, how about spending some time with visitors and offering...More
This is an interesting group of buildings, uprooted from their original sites and relocated to the current position at the corner of Queen and Clyde streets.
It is laudable that these wood and iron buildings are as close to being as authentic as possible, with...More
The Museum is actually a series of small buildings moved here from other sites upon the creation of the 'museum'. There are several investing displays, especially on the woodcutters who came close to decimating Knysna's old growth forests. Worth a stop; no admission but donations...More
Place was very interesting and loved all the old books etc, BUT dont know if this place is privately owned or not but the people working there are not helpfull at all! I think they were mother and daughter and the mother were just plain...More
As part of the tour we visited this museum, it was well preserved and interesting, the museum was made up of three homes each one demonstrated the evolvement of the times. Staff were there to help if necessary. worth looking at