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I learned a lot

I've been to Simons Town before and never knew about this museum. I visited the toy museum and... read more

Reviewed September 5, 2017
annaliend2016
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South African history involves many nationalities.

Travelers to Cape Town area have so many opportunities to learn about history. This museum is more... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2017
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Sep 5, 2017
“I learned a lot ”
Jul 30, 2017
“South African history involves many nationalities.”
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Amlay House 1 King George Way, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I've been to Simons Town before and never knew about this museum. I visited the toy museum and accidentally ended up at this museum that is in close proximity of the toy museum. I never realised that people were evicted from their homes in the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2017

Travelers to Cape Town area have so many opportunities to learn about history. This museum is more casual in its display of items but is definitely interesting.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed February 8, 2017

In this little museum you can get a view of the dark history of Simon's Town, of the cruel apartheid system and its consequences. The owner and guide tells his own history for us and makes us really touched.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank matspalmquist
Reviewed May 17, 2015

A fantastic museum hidden away a short walk from the car park in the centre of Simon's Town. The museum's name has changed three times in the dozen years I have visited but the site is well worth a tour. You can only visit the...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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Reviewed March 23, 2014

This is a converted house, easy to miss. Look for the Toy Museum and its the next road south on the right. Downstairs consists of four rooms with wall to wall accounts and photographs of those of minority faiths who travelled through South Africa as...More

Date of experience: March 2014
5  Thank Brian-Snellgrove
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