Culture & History

Abe Opperman Gallery

Abe Opperman Gallery

Abe Opperman has a distinctive art style, lively and whimsical in its energy and beauty, and he has galleries in both Cape Town and Johannesburg. His childhood consisted of the large open spaces...

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Goodman Gallery

Goodman Gallery

Founded during the era of apartheid, Goodman Gallery offered a non-discriminatory space when museums served the agenda of the autocratic government. Goodman has branches in Johannesburg and Cape...

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Irma Stern Museum

Irma Stern Museum

The Irma Stern Museum is governed by the University of Cape Town and the Irma Stern Trust. The gallery works to promote an understanding and appreciation of the life, work and travels of this iconic...

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SA Naval Museum

SA Naval Museum

The little seaport of Simon's Town sprang to life when, in 1971, the ruling Dutch East India Company declared that it would use Simon's Town as its winter anchorage. Although Cape Town’s Table Bay...

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Rhodes Cottage Museum & Rhodes Memorial

Rhodes Cottage Museum & Rhodes Memorial

This small seaside cottage in Muizenberg, a stone's throw away from St James, is where Cecil John Rhodes spent his last days at the young age of 49. Rhodes was an industrialist, imperialist, a mining...

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Groot Constantia Manor House

Groot Constantia Manor House

Situated in the leafy and plush suburb of Constantia, a short drive from St James, is Groot Constantia. The farm dates back to 1685, when the land was granted to Simon van der Stel – thus making it...

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Bo-Kaap Museum

Bo-Kaap Museum

Discover the fascinating history and unique culture of the Bo-Kaap, tucked away under the slopes of Signal Hill. Formerly known as the Malay Quarter, this bright and colourful neighbourhood has a...

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District Six Museum

District Six Museum

The District Six Museum  was founded in 1989 and the museum in 1994, as a memorial to the forced movement of 60,000 inhabitants of various races in District Six during Apartheid in South Africa in...

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SA Jewish Museum

SA Jewish Museum

A moving tribute and detailed account of one of the great Jewish communities of the diaspora, the South African Jewish Museum is one of Cape Town’s not-to-be missed heritage experiences. Situated...

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Slave Lodge

Slave Lodge

Slave Lodge is a South African social history museum. Located at the St Georges Cathedral, it is one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town and is well worth a visit to increase awareness on human...

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