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Address: Corner of Somerset Street and Murray Street, Graaff-Reinet, South Africa
Phone Number: +27-49-892-3801
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Worth a short visit

The comments in the other reviews are all valid. Do visit this museum if you have the time. If your time is limited give preference to The Reinet House and the The Military... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2016
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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

The comments in the other reviews are all valid. Do visit this museum if you have the time. If your time is limited give preference to The Reinet House and the The Military History Museum.

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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

This is a much smaller museum than Reinet House, but easily accessible through the grounds of Reinet House. It is a pity that quite a few rooms have been earmarked for admin purposes - this reduces the feeling of the museum being a "home". Be sure to see the peach- pit floor in the kitchen, as well as the stone... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This place had the most amazing display of rifles that we had ever seen!! The extensive presentation of photos was extremely interesting along with the photographic equipment that was used to capture the faces and places of the past.

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Cape St Francis, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Great to see our history being preserved and presented in a well laid out manner. It was interesting to see the photographs and recognise so many surnames of the pioneers of the Eastern Cape.

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Sasolburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It is an interesting museum but less well known is the library which can be used for history or genealogical research

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Small but interesting. Another house similar to Reinett House but less time needs to be spent here, together with the Military Museum all three. Can be seen in a morning.

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

The house was built between 1806 and 1821. In 1912 Herbert Urquhart, the mayor of the town from 1915 to 1936, bought the house. Inside the museum is a beautiful collection of Victorian furniture. Taking photos it was not allowed inside the museum. It took us less than 30 minutes to walk through the museum. Buy a combined ticket for... More 

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