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Just brilliant. We have seen many centres around the world and this one was one of the best.

Well planned with lots of different areas. Well lit and signed . I even saw a photo of my uncle... read more

Reviewed today
Poole, United Kingdom
Touching memorial of the WWII holocaust

The Jewish museum is filled with art and personal artifacts of Jewish residents of South Africa... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Aurora, Colorado
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Reviewed today

Well planned with lots of different areas. Well lit and signed . I even saw a photo of my uncle that I had never seen before, very emotional visit. Excellent cafe on site with delicious offerings at reasonable prices.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank anneG3229AS
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Jewish museum is filled with art and personal artifacts of Jewish residents of South Africa. This is a great exposure to man's inhumanity to man during WWII and is a great comparative lesson of how the Dutch treated local people during Apartheid after that...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mitchfromdenver
Reviewed October 28, 2018

We have visited many Holocaust museums around the world. This was very well done and informative. Tells the history and timeline of the hedonist act.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rschagrin
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

We took our 50 Matric girls, for an outing. It was very well organized and it really taught you about the struggle of the holocaust. We had a survivor give us a talk and share her story. We had wonderful guides show us around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MicheleB4525
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Well set up but walking round on our first morning in Cape Town might not have been the best time to view! As always it was interesting and also to see just how many nations were involved.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cheryl095
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I visited the museum some time ago and found it informative and interesting. It is important to remember the history of unpleasantness and learn from it and how we can stop these acts from happening again.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Geckoland
Reviewed June 21, 2018

We visited this museum after the Jewish History Museum, with was a good way to do it. First, we learned about when and why Jewish people came to South Africa and how they participated in the country's life. Then, we were reminded of what happened...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

As all other Holocaust Museums, it's not an easy experience to visit Cape Town Holocaust Centre. But it's a must, since no one should forget what happened in WW II. The center is located near the synagogue and Jewish museum so I assume that most...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Yair K
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

This is part of the Jewish museum complex. It told you about the holocaust and the terrible things that happened including the concentration camps. There wasn’t a lot about South Africa in general during the war but it was still an interesting place to visit....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lottelli
Reviewed March 23, 2018

This is the history of WW2 and what happen to the Jewish people and must see and highly recommended Most enjoyable

Date of experience: December 2017
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