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Address: Church Square, Genadendal, South Africa
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Unappreciated treasure

I hadn't realised how fascinating the history of Genadendal was until I visited the museum. Part of me wonders how much better a place South Africa might have been today if the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
Steve C
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I hadn't realised how fascinating the history of Genadendal was until I visited the museum. Part of me wonders how much better a place South Africa might have been today if the early missionaries there had been allowed to continue their development programmes in the local community. Anyway, politics aside, it is a clearly under resourced museum that has somehow... More 

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Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A hidden gem. Worth a visit! Peaceful setting with lots of historical artefacts and beautiful thatched buildings to visit.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well worth the time to walk through time! Made me appreciate where we have come from as recognised many gadgets/implements used even in my day (aged 65).

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I was born and raised in Genadendal, and like many other "Genalers" had to move to cape town for further studies and job opportunities. Still try to break away from the city hustle and get back to my roots. During every visit I find it so rewarding and euphoric to sit down at this national monument and enjoy listening to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

This small town neighboring the more famous Greyton is a trip to the past. The historic buildings, slave bell, huge oak trees and mission station are from days long gone. There is a calm and tranquil feel as you wander around. An enjoyable place to stop or to visit when staying in Greyton.

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