Most unusual museum in South Africa?

Oh boy, have I discovered a hidden treasure – possibly the most unusual museum in South Africa and certainly the only one of its kind! The Hartenbos Iron and Washing Museum. All I wanted was a cup of coffee and a ladies’ room. The nearest town was Hartenbos so I popped in and stopped at…

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The Springbok Experience, not only for rugby fans

I’m no rugby fan but I think the Springbok Experience rugby museum, which opened last November in the V&A Waterfront, is one of the best museums in town. It’s also one of the most technologically advanced. The Springbok Experience is not only for rugby fans because there is something for the whole family. Fans will…

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Winter in Cape Town

It’s cold and possibly wet, too, but there’s still lots to do in Cape Town during the short winter. Here are some warm suggestions to pass the time until summer. History and culture Museums are the perfect winter activity and these are two of our favourites: The South African Museum in the Company’s Garden. With more…

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