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This museum displays the signature of every 1685 Huguenot settler.
Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank Fundiwandege
Reviewed 1 April 2018

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. Must be...More

Thank Alain P
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Smallish museum but with wealth of detail on the Huguenot background in Europe and SA. A fascinating place.

Thank Henry788
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Found this museum fascinating. Very interesting and informative and an excellent place to discover the history of the area.

Thank Jenny P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

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.

Thank johhew
Reviewed 11 February 2018

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

Thank stephenstravels54
Reviewed 7 February 2018

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

Thank GBeef
Reviewed 18 January 2018

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

Thank Alba999
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Plenty history here. Perhaps the other building opposite is even better. Fine long case clocks and even stuffed animals.

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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