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The Reinet House

Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
+27 49 892 3801
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Thought provoking visit.

We thoroughly enjoyed wandering around this magnificent home, and imagining what it must have been... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
mags592014
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KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Beautiful and well maintained architectural jewel in the unique Cape-Dutch style.

This is the one of several heritage sites in the town not to be missed.Time travel back 300 years... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
427Shaz
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Cape Town, South Africa
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Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed wandering around this magnificent home, and imagining what it must have been like to have lived in this era. A reasonable entry fee - and you can get a 'package' deal if you want to visit other places of historical interest.

Thank mags592014
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is the one of several heritage sites in the town not to be missed.Time travel back 300 years . Interesting furniture .

Thank 427Shaz
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

This is really a beautiful old house that has been restored to its former glory. Wonderful to see the history of our country so nicely displayed. You will need at least an hour to walk through all the rooms and take in all the history....More

Thank MoccaJava
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautifully restored, cared for and informative all round.But staff so noisey and that is unprofessional and very off putting hearing them chatting and yelling upstairs in the front hall to their freinds. Ugly experience in that way. Customer service needs to be upgraded/upskilled generally. Also...More

Thank meatjie
Reviewed 18 May 2017

So much history, to do beautifully restored Reinet House justice, give yourself time as much as possible...going back to your family historical roots was amazing discovery and to explore, the visit was worth it and will return at another opportunity.

Thank CJ-what
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I have reviewed this museum before but after this visit would like to do so again. The Reinet House museum is a must if you are in Graaff-Reinet and have an interest in history. The mseum has a number of interesting displays and even my...More

Thank FireflyAfrica
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Reinet house was undergoing some renovations, which is good to see. It is always interesting visiting museums etc as you get a feel for an area or place.

Thank MARGARET B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Very beautiful indeed, we spent more than 1 hour exploring the place and plungiing into the ancient world of Orange colons in this valley. The yard behind was very nice and interestng, full of ancient pieces in very good conditions. Surprisingly we were the only...More

Thank Pietro B
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

I am not one for museums. Once you shave seen a couple of old clothes and wagons, pots and pans. You pretry much have seen them all. Its lovely for someone that has not seen too many of the similar sort of tying or just...More

1  Thank Edyta C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This museum is well worth a visit. Full of interesting information about the family that lived in the house and also the history of Graaf Reinet. Spend a couple of hours here.

Thank CarolynDalkeith
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