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Simon's Town Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Another Dutch East India Company property, this former governor’s home contains crafts and artifacts illustrating local cultural heritage.
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Court Road, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
+27 21 786 3046
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well positioned to give you a good understanding of Simonstown with history going back to the Dutch establishment also has a well priced refreshment area with the best fresh scones. Easy walking distance to Naval Museum.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank CliveofPE
Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all you need time to go through everything. Don't be in a rush when you go there. It really is so well put together. I can highly recommend a visit to this museum.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Colesta R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small historical museum managed by very group of very dedicated volunteers. The museum is located next to St Francis Church noted as the oldest church in South Africa. Standing at the entrance to the museum you will experience spectacular views of the surrounding landscape...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank vandarfelix
Reviewed June 30, 2019

Fascinating insight into the many facets of Simon's Town history. It started with a collection of MOTH memorabilia and built out from there. The MOTH club is situated next to the museum and is itself worth a visit for those interested in military and naval...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank royzaz
Reviewed September 24, 2018

An eclectic collection of memorabilia from the history of Simon's Town. All very interesting. Friendly and helpful staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Robert O
Reviewed August 28, 2018

A lovely little museum worth a visit. Great history telling of an area steeped in history. Good layout with very informative captions to each display

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank AliGib78
Reviewed July 29, 2018

The artefacts and displays seen in this museum reflect the rich history of Simon's Town with its naval base involvement. I found the section on the serving forces during the second world war very interesting - I had no idea that there was a concentration...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed April 30, 2018

A must for any age and great to visit if you are in Simons Town. Great collections of old Dinkys and Corgis and old toys.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Len F
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating museum all about the early days of Simon's Town and those who built it. A scandal that the non while population were moved away at the end of the 60s to a township with no services or school initially forcing low paid workers to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank christel
Reviewed February 5, 2018

Holds a lot of history in regards to the cape and it Development ,not for all but those of an age will find it interesting It s a little tired in some areas bit is easily forgiven worth a trip then of to boulders for...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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September 18, 2017|
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I believe there is, but please confirm with Cathy at the museum. One can't include links in replies, but if you go to the Simon's Town Museum webpage, it is given there. Safe travels and enjoy!