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A must see attraction

I visit this museum every visit to Graaff-Reinet because there is just so much to absorb. It is... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Penny V
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Western Cape, South Africa
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For the lovers of history

A highlight of this visit was when children visiting with their parents were so excited about... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Susanv1903
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Murray Street | P.O.Box 104, Graaff-Reinet 6280, South Africa
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All reviews beautiful museum andrew murray worth a visit step back in time on display takes about an hour interesting displays forced removals in town furniture vine life history grapes era wagon examples
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing collections through this lovely place but we felt that there could be a little more attention to detail. Spelling errors also really grate! Several exhibits were unexplained leaving us wondering what they were? Also, exhibits such as leather saddles are just going to rot...More

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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

I visit this museum every visit to Graaff-Reinet because there is just so much to absorb. It is beautifully laid out, maintained and managed.

Thank Penny V
Reviewed July 10, 2018

A highlight of this visit was when children visiting with their parents were so excited about things they saw there. It is indeed a worthwhile visit. I must mention that I was impressed by the plaque honoring the Jewish pedlars, so well known to farmers...More

Thank Susanv1903
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Some interesting displays of the town’s history. The kids enjoyed the displays of how things where in the previous century. It will take 30-45min to go through the museum. There are more display rooms downstairs, so make sure to view them a well.

Thank CaptCapeTown
Reviewed May 15, 2018

This is a Museum well worth visiting. Take the time to go through the vast array of items that are on display. It is hard to conceptualize that in that time, such a short while back, there was no such a thing as a bathroom...More

Thank John R
Reviewed April 18, 2018

I am very glad that we visited the museum and that I could see and learn about my history and only now realize how hard my ancestors have worked.

Thank estelledb2018
Reviewed April 3, 2018

An absolute must when visiting Graaf-Reinet. Very interesting and informative. Such a beautiful Cape Dutch Building with so much history of the area and people.

Thank Kazialil1
Reviewed March 19, 2018

The Reinet house occupies a prominent position in Graaff Reinet & it tells the story of the past. The rooms are furnished with beautiful antiques from that period & tell the story of the history of the town. The courtyard is home to a massive...More

Thank Dee S
Reviewed February 23, 2018 via mobile

I went at the Old Library and the collection of fossils is absolutely unbelievable. It's worth while to go there.

Thank magda m
Reviewed February 20, 2018

A great house to visit. It makes you realise how difficult it was to live here in the hot climate. Takes about an hour to look round the interesting house and objects.

Thank karina d
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