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Museum of Graaff Reinet

I found this of particular interest as they have a cabinet full of genealogy related records of... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Historical significance & is one of many Museums in the Graaff Reinet Town

The Urquhart House has much historical significance & is one of many Museums in the Graaff Reinet... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 Jul 2017
“this was a very private lodge, of which there are a number.”
8 May 2017
“Museum of Graaff Reinet”
Corner of Somerset Street and Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

the experience was sensational ,and it would seem that there are many and need research, to find. what is important to know ,is that this was and could be an exceptional experience. the format is great rooms staff minimum but all knowing ,and the entertainment...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

I found this of particular interest as they have a cabinet full of genealogy related records of early families in Graaff Reinet. As it was the last of our visits we were pressed for time and only had time to quickly view one such file....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank John_M_Turner
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The Urquhart House has much historical significance & is one of many Museums in the Graaff Reinet Town. Recommend tour if one want to take in the rich history on first account. Entrance fees and operational hours apply .Best known for is Cape Dutch style...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Ezzaat
Reviewed 1 November 2016

What draws people to this museum is undoubtedly the peach pit floor in the kitchen, but there is so much more to see. And the director is an absolute delight! She is well-informed, super friendly, and loves talking to visitors. The house is perfectly furnished...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 8 April 2016

The comments in the other reviews are all valid. Do visit this museum if you have the time. If your time is limited give preference to The Reinet House and the The Military History Museum.

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BertusJHB
Reviewed 3 October 2015

This is a much smaller museum than Reinet House, but easily accessible through the grounds of Reinet House. It is a pity that quite a few rooms have been earmarked for admin purposes - this reduces the feeling of the museum being a "home". Be...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 26 April 2015

This place had the most amazing display of rifles that we had ever seen!! The extensive presentation of photos was extremely interesting along with the photographic equipment that was used to capture the faces and places of the past.

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed 11 November 2014

Great to see our history being preserved and presented in a well laid out manner. It was interesting to see the photographs and recognise so many surnames of the pioneers of the Eastern Cape.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank ThaboCapeStFrancis
Reviewed 17 August 2014

It is an interesting museum but less well known is the library which can be used for history or genealogical research

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Stephanus B
Reviewed 30 July 2014

Small but interesting. Another house similar to Reinett House but less time needs to be spent here, together with the Military Museum all three. Can be seen in a morning.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Gillian G
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