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Huguenot Memorial Museum

Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2532
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This museum displays the signature of every 1685 Huguenot settler.
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Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have time, pop into the museum. They have very well maintained pieces and it gives you a better back story of the gardens and history of the place. Cool spot for just R20!

Thank Marcy_pan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you have a little spare time when you are passing through Franschhoek then have a look at the Huguenot museum and memorial, it will tell you an important story and there gardens and restaurant are beautiful

Thank MrPhileasF
Reviewed 19 July 2017

small but well displayed items of the history of the cape and the French Huguenots, it was pretty quite and we were alone in the one area and the other side had only another couple. entrance is only R20 per adult and R5 per child....More

Thank NikkiSmit
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

A beautiful reminder of our yesteryear very well presented a must see. Experience our history and culture of.......

Thank coen_12
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It was really interesting to wander round the museum and acquaint oneself with what led the Huguenots to arrive in this country soon after the arrival of Jan van Riebeeck. I was surprised at the number of artifacts dating back to these times, which are...More

Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Even though the museum is 50 years old, and they are planning a total renovation, it was a good reminder of the religious problems that were in Europe several centuries ago. We would certainly recommend it and hope to see the renovation in a few...More

Thank myriamc421
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

+ Good museum when killing time when its raining. + Plenty of information about the establishment of Franschhoek and the Huguenot influence. - Bit old fashioned.

Thank MisterBram
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I am not of French descent, yet, I really enjoyed browsing through the museum. It is small, but, well stocked with loads of information on the Huguenots and their exodus from France to South Africa. Many South African trace their lineage from these Huguenots and...More

Thank PeterV1
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Much of the information was in French, but it was still interesting to see the history of the Huguenots in South Africa

Thank wokabaut
Reviewed 18 May 2017

This museum explains why so many families here are from France - until this very day. The exposition of very good and in 3 languages.including French, of course. Across the street, youw ill find other items as well. And between museum and monument you'll find...More

Thank dringdilara
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Terence B
23 October 2015|
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Response from Radzmeister | Reviewed this property |
HI TB, yes, there actually is a little restaurant just next to it. Small and quaint.
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