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Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum

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Address: Vulindela Street | Lwandle/Strand, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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+27 21 845 6119
08:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00

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Digging deeper into Cape Town's (shockingly recent) past

I visited with two colleagues from abroad. Great photography and informative accompanying stories. Excellent tour guide Alex is very knowledgeable and his passion for this musuem... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2014
Kerry N
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Reviewed 24 September 2014 via mobile

I visited with two colleagues from abroad. Great photography and informative accompanying stories. Excellent tour guide Alex is very knowledgeable and his passion for this musuem is inspiring. A short walk led us to hostel 33 itself. It was was moving to reflect on the lives that had come and gone within its concrete walls. Though I felt safe walking... More 

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Reviewed 15 July 2012

Just one of the many places of interest in the Helderberg Basin. A valuable insight into the wrongs of the past.

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Reviewed 7 December 2011

This museum tells the story of how the township came to be, and how life in the township is maintained. A walk through Lwandle can leave one feeling sad and overwhelmed, but it also allows one to recognise that the present situation in our townships is very much a product of our country's past

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Reviewed 26 January 2011

I had an opportunity to visit Lwandle and the museum during my stay in Cape Town. It is located in a small township in Strand/somerset west. It is very easy to visit for example on the way to the many vineyards in somerset west area. Absolutely worth a visit if you are interested in the apartheid times. You read about... More 

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