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Address: 9 Cross Street, Cradock, South Africa
Phone Number: (048) 881 5251
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Delightful and unexpected

If you've read The Story of an African Farm you should go. Immaculate small shrine to this remarkable woman who loved the Karoo and Africa, fought for social justice and against... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2015
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Whipsnade, United Kingdom
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Whipsnade, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

If you've read The Story of an African Farm you should go. Immaculate small shrine to this remarkable woman who loved the Karoo and Africa, fought for social justice and against colonialism. A small pearl.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
27 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Now this is an excellent museum to visit that depicts the life of Olive Schreiner. Give yourself a few hours and enjoy this museum that is of high standard and well maintained by the curator. Tea and coffee is available so go and visit this museum.

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The story of Olive Schreiner - a pioneer feminist - is incredibly interesting. Here is her house with its interior restored to its original detail and the story of her life told across the walls. I can't tell you how fascinating her life was and how courageous she was for her time. If there is one place to visit in... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
11 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

I sent tripadvisor a carefully worded accurate reveiw of the Schreiner Museum in Cradock S.Africa several days ago. Am wondering why it has not been published. Fantastic little museum just clinging-on and it deserves every bit of publicity it can get. What happened?

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Miami
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86 reviews 86 reviews
18 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Even if you don't know who Olive Shreiner was, this well-presented museum gives you a good sense not only of her interesting literary life, but the overall (surprisingly liberated) mores of the time. Would be helpful to have her best known book "Story of An African Farm" easily available for purchase

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Scotland
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121 reviews 121 reviews
50 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Very worth while to visit this historical museum. The caretaker was most informative and yes i will bring my golf clubs next time

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Hermanus
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

One of the highlights of our trip to the Eastern Cape. Very informative to the extent that you learn to know who Olive Schreiner was and what she stood for. Thought provoking

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2012

Lovingly restored and well annotated displays, give you a glimpse into South Africa's treasure

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