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Rhodes Cottage Museum

246 Main Rd. | Muizenberg, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 788 1816
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Interesting history

This place captures the interest on the history of a man Rhodes and his accomplishments and can be... read more

Reviewed 7 February 2018
anshulaagnihotri
,
Chandigarh, India
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wonderful experience

was a surprisingly great and delightful get away with scenic views. the hospitality of the... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
RamsaySh
,
Harare, Zimbabwe
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246 Main Rd. | Muizenberg, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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+27 21 788 1816

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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

This place captures the interest on the history of a man Rhodes and his accomplishments and can be done on hop on hop off bus route

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

was a surprisingly great and delightful get away with scenic views. the hospitality of the wonderful and friendly staff

Thank RamsaySh
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

An amazing little gem on the side of a main road and easy to miss - but well worth a visit. They have recently updated the cottage and retouched it at considerable expense. The history of this amazing man and his achievements are there for...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is where Cecil Rhodes lived I believe...it is a very interesting house and well worth a visit...I imagine in his day the road was narrow and quiet...now, unfortunately it is crammed with cars all times of the day and into the evening...but this does...More

Thank Jane W
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

an interesting cottage once owned by CJ Rhodes. At the beginning of the 20 th century all the wealthy mining magnets had sumptuous holiday homes at Muizenberg as it was the place to come to to get away from Johannesburg and Gold. The billionaires would...More

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Reviewed 29 January 2017

Rhodes cottage is small, only four rooms, but contains a wealth of interesting information about the great man. Mr Taylor, one of the volunteer guides is full of fascinating stories about the life and times of Rhodes. He really made our visit special. I urge...More

Thank Jane I
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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

I have to start out by saying that this is no world-class museum. It is a small cottage that authentically represents where the man spent his last days. Given that it has NO public funding, does well under circumstances. It is manned by volunteers, and...More

1  Thank JasLev
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Reviewed 20 November 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Cecil John Rhodes Museum. The museum is in his holiday home .The cottage was built in 1895. Amazing to think this was his garden, his view and the place this great man came to relax. It was the last...More

Thank Rose K
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Reviewed 15 September 2016

Considering that this place is part of the history of South Africa it is rather a shame to see the state of this cottage. The museum is only open from 10am to 1pm and staffed by volunteers. On arrival we were greeted by Rob who...More

Thank 4711rws
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Reviewed 22 March 2016

The museum is located on a main road which runs through Muizenberg. The view of the ocean is spectacular and that's about it. Inside there is a bit of information and some memorabilia but not really what I was expecting. I did not learn anything...More

1  Thank david c
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