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Unfortunately, this museum is closed for renovation and has been for some time. Not quite sure when it will re-open. So sadly, childhood memories of visiting the camera obscura and learning more about life in the days of old could not be passed down to...More
an interesting place to visit the very old way of life...the house filled with antiques...
a tiger skin carpet in the lounge, the oldest of furniture, bicycles, clothing, science equipment, everything...really interesting...and then the views of our city by rooftop magnification...who would have thought...it is...More
The museum consists of Victorian style rooms in a house of which the little turret at the top houses the observatory. The various rooms in the house could do with some attention - damp walls, sagging ceilings in some places. Nevertheless, the observatory was absolutely...More
Everyone will enjoy this experience. There are gadgets (old grammophones), stories (the diamond one) and wonderful views (the whole city of Grahamstown from the camera obscura). I enjoy this museum again and again.
I have been here before and found the visit very worthwhile and interesting. After checking on the Albany Museum website to confirm hours of opening (Sat 09:00 to 13:00 we decided to go on Saturday morning. After a 65km drive from Kenton-on-Sea we were disapointed...More