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The Stellenbosch Village Museum: Tours & Tickets

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18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The village museum which depicts 4 houses from different periods of the original Stellenbosch in their original positions and on their original foundations is a must see.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very well presented museum that gives an insight to how life was lived 300 years ago.The guides in each house are eager to impart their knowledge. This is well worth a visit and entry fee is minimal although tips can be given to each...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 1 week ago

What was life like 350 years ago? In Stellenbosch? The museum will provide a perfectly balanced overview with the friendly and knowledgable site guides.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Hennie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spread over 4 houses, each dating from a different epoch in the history of Stellenbosch, this museum was a good introduction to the history of the region and gave you a first hand "feel" of what it would have been like to live in each...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Andrea S
Reviewed September 24, 2019

Some history of the place and the region - gives one perfect feeling of the previous life with 4 houses from different periods since 1760.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Eyal T
Reviewed August 11, 2019

Well worth a visit. There are five (four?) separate houses which are filled with the history of each house. Each house also has guides on hand to explain the house and how it fitted in with history of Stellenbosch - a small tip was appreciated.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank MarkRosa
Reviewed April 27, 2019

The village museum is situated just off the central square of Stellenbosch and thus easy to find and access, (if you are lucky enough to find nearby parking). The museum consists of 4 houses/homes demonstrating the way of life and living of settlers from the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Douglas C
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Based in three "homes" in the same street, I found my journey somewhat enlightening. It was indeed fascinating to view life through the ages here. Each house had a lady host dressed in attire of the period. Each of them were most charming. The furniture...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank BigBrian_11
Reviewed March 19, 2019

This well run and kept museum consisting of an entry area and 4 houses takes one through the times from when Stellenbosch was founded. The houses are well kept and stocked and the cobblers museum is also interesting.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Klaus G
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Thoughtfully arranged and gave a good background to life of the early settlers. It is set out as different eras and the staff are knowledgable. There are some four houses showing development through the ages since 1652. Towards the end there is a chance to...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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August 2018: 40 Rand per person
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