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This museum displays the signature of every 1685 Huguenot settler.
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Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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+27 21 876 2532
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I found this museum very interesting as it gives such a lot of history and photos of the past generations - not too big that you become bored - and a nice little shop and tea garden if you do

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Main building closed for renovation so artifacts not displayed at their best in temporary location. Pity so few items go back to the very early days of the Huguenots from 1688 to 1750. However still worth visiting especially to see outstanding video.

Thank gustavpreller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a dull boring museum, outdated and old fashioned. It was everything a museum used to be, unfriendly, dull with signs telling you not to touch, not to photograph, not to use phones, not to breath too hard etc. It was littered with old photographs...More

1  Thank nicolawhittaker69
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Having visited this museum literally dozens of time over only a few years, but long ago, we wanted to show our daughter her Huguenot heritage. After paying at the old main building reception, and there not being much we wanted to see there, we walked...More

Thank JJBuirski
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

The main building of the museum is being renovated and some of the displays have been moved to the annex across the road. I’m looks nog forward to the new display that will be hosted in the renovated museum later this year. The current display...More

Thank kobusm913
Reviewed 1 August 2018

I must say I knew very little about the Huguenots before I came to this museum. I have a friend who was descended from them, but I know very little just from the stories he told. This museum showed a lot about their journey to...More

1  Thank krishnasreenivasan
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Very interesting museum with all the detail of the Huguenot Families. It was interesting to visit with my kids.

Thank 444Erica2014
Reviewed 18 July 2018

We wanted to turn around back in to Franschoek and then noticed this building. Quite nice to see how the olden day buildings looked inside. I really like the display where you look into an old farm house - quite interesting.

Thank 986riaanb
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

The visit to the Hugenot museum was in stark contrast to the Castle in Cape Town. It was informative and the museum and area is well run. Got more info about the VOC there than at the castle

Thank Stephanus B
Reviewed 12 June 2018

A rather symbolic and imposing monument, not particularly beautiful and best enjoyed from the road side from a distance.

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Terence B
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Response from Magellan720605 | Reviewed this property |
not at the monument- but several in the street leading up to the monument
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