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Take the time to appreciate documents that can be found in the museum , wath the movie about the history ,discover the family names and country originin of French huguenots particullary if you're french .I never see even in France such a museum.
Well worth a visit just to see how 16th & 17th Century French Protestants suffered severe persecution at the hands of the Catholic majority. South Africa became the beneficiaries of the huge influx of highly skilled Huguenots.
This is a nice place to visit while in Franschoek, plenty of interesting exhibits tracing the Huguenot history and influence in the Franschoek region. It's split across 2 sites (opposite each other), and I think that the entry fee (very modest) does allow you to...More
Franschhoek is au upmarket tourist destination with fine restaurants and shops, in a beautiful dramatic setting rlqnked on three sides by mountains. The Huguenot Museum, next to the Huguenot Memorial (you can’t miss it as it stands at the top of the main street) giv...More
This museum is bigger than it looks, as it has an annexe across the street which has lots of artefacts and information, as well as toilets and a shop. We watched a short film in English about the history of the Hugenots - it was...More