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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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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