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The Reinet House

Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Beautiful and well maintained architectural jewel in the unique Cape-Dutch style.

This is the one of several heritage sites in the town not to be missed.Time travel back 300 years... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cape Town, South Africa
Great collection of historical importance

This is really a beautiful old house that has been restored to its former glory. Wonderful to see... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the one of several heritage sites in the town not to be missed.Time travel back 300 years . Interesting furniture .

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is really a beautiful old house that has been restored to its former glory. Wonderful to see the history of our country so nicely displayed. You will need at least an hour to walk through all the rooms and take in all the history....More

Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautifully restored, cared for and informative all round.But staff so noisey and that is unprofessional and very off putting hearing them chatting and yelling upstairs in the front hall to their freinds. Ugly experience in that way. Customer service needs to be upgraded/upskilled generally. Also...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

So much history, to do beautifully restored Reinet House justice, give yourself time as much as possible...going back to your family historical roots was amazing discovery and to explore, the visit was worth it and will return at another opportunity.

Reviewed 2 May 2017

I have reviewed this museum before but after this visit would like to do so again. The Reinet House museum is a must if you are in Graaff-Reinet and have an interest in history. The mseum has a number of interesting displays and even my...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Reinet house was undergoing some renovations, which is good to see. It is always interesting visiting museums etc as you get a feel for an area or place.

Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very beautiful indeed, we spent more than 1 hour exploring the place and plungiing into the ancient world of Orange colons in this valley. The yard behind was very nice and interestng, full of ancient pieces in very good conditions. Surprisingly we were the only...More

Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

I am not one for museums. Once you shave seen a couple of old clothes and wagons, pots and pans. You pretry much have seen them all. Its lovely for someone that has not seen too many of the similar sort of tying or just...More

Reviewed 13 March 2017

This museum is well worth a visit. Full of interesting information about the family that lived in the house and also the history of Graaf Reinet. Spend a couple of hours here.

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting place that gives a great opportunity to discover how it was to live in a place as lovely as Graaff-Reinet. About an hour is a minimum to visit house and gardens at ease.

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