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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.
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It was certainly worth visiting to see the history of the Huguenots in South Africa and also their history in France. Some of the highlights had a small English commentary, but most of the detailed stuff was only in French. We did watch the useful...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 6 days ago

Went to the museum and it was filled with the owners and there families that lived in and around Franschhoek. Lovely old photos and personal possessions. Only R20 rand to enter and there is another building across the road with more items and family history...More

Thank betsy065
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This very interesting museum needs time to be enjoyed. Allow at least an hour as it cannot be rushed. Well worth it and very useful.

Thank Alan F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its cheap to get in and there is enough info to just about justify the charge. lots of no touch signs bit a bit more effort on curating the objects and definitions would help

Thank plaistowboy
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Franschhoek has a remarkable history. This museum is full of information about the original residents of the area who were refugees from France. The museum describes who the were, why they had to leave France and other countries. It showed examples of local crafts, described...More

Thank Vincent D
Reviewed 29 October 2017

This museum is split over two buildings on opposite sides of the road and gives a variety of things to look at. The first building entered on the Huguenot coming to this area and has some of the things they brought with them. Across the...More

Thank ColchesterSleeper
Reviewed 23 October 2017

It was very interesting to see our heritage once again and to be reminded about how hard the French Huguenot's worked to get the beautiful vineyards up and running. The gardens surrounding the museum are beautfilu.

Thank lolangi
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is an excellent little museum in a beautiful setting. It very effectively tells the story of the first Hugenot settlers in the Cape with records of the passengers and the ships they traveled on. This was a family roots trip and it was thrilling...More

Thank Lazyliznsu
Reviewed 27 September 2017

The Huguenots played a very important part in the history of South Africa. If you are interested in how important, this is the place to visit

Thank Andries_Florrie_13
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

To be honest: i skipped the museum and the monument, and walked straight into the flower garden behind the museum (i even think it is free though i bought tickets). It is such a beautiful, quiet and colorful garden!! I lost myself for over 90...More

Thank family2kids2013
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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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