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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
+27 21 876 2532
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 Myriam C
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
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We came to see the monument & decided to go into the museum - was a little disappointed that the vast quantities of information were quite difficult to read as they were fairly squashed together - but the information about the Huguenots & their place...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

One of the fascinating facts about The Huguenot Memorial is that the original building was in central Cape Town late last century and was brought to Franschhoek brick by brick and reassembled in its current position. The building itself has little in the way of...More

Thank goingnowhereslowly
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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.