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Drostdy Museum

18 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1138
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We really enjoyed looking round the museum especially the Mandela room. This was very interesting... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Marian S
West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
A stop off on our way to Hermanus

A lovely town packed with history. The museums, 3 in all. Provide a good insight into the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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18 Swellengrebel Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1138
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed looking round the museum especially the Mandela room. This was very interesting and informative, definitely worth taking a look . The staff also were very friendly and helpful.

Thank Marian S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely town packed with history. The museums, 3 in all. Provide a good insight into the settlement of the Europeans into the areas and the effects that this had. Tremendous value and the staff provide great information. Well worth the visit. A lovely little...More

Thank paulmarr
Reviewed 1 week ago

Museum comprises several buildings and grounds showing the history of Swellendam. Could do with better interpretation though. Definitely worth seeing if you're in Swellendam.

Thank Orlamunde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting museum with lots of authentic rooms showing life in days gone by. Very helpful staff. The museum is spread over a few buildings and we found it all very good. Nice to take it all in slowly and wander around leisurely.

Thank gwynnethv
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice people working there and very interesting to get to know a bit more about the history of the Western Cape.

Thank Cynt32
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is just fabulous. I was there with my husband and son and we all loved it. So much to see and do. I would definitely visit again if I go back to Swellendam.

Thank OliverTheCat
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Swellendam is the third oldest town in South Africa. The Drosdy museum demonstrates the Great history of the town. You need about 2 hours to explore. Thus us a must experience for local South African people and tourists alike

Thank Martin N
Reviewed April 5, 2017

Nicely done museum in historic buildings that show how Dutch settlers lived. The town is so picturesque that I'd suggest a hike if you're pressed for time, but this was worthwhile to learn more history. There's even a small room (expansion is planned) with authentic...More

Thank Renatte A
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Spent a couple of hours at the museum which is over 3 sites in close walking distance of each other. All very interesting.

Thank Caggyot
Reviewed March 29, 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to go to the museum by Chanel at Rothman Manor and what an execellent choice. The ladies there were so friendly & knowledgable

Thank yolanda28
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