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Montagu Museum

41 Lang Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
+27 23 614 1950
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Location excellent. Enough off street parking. Love the history and herbal exposition for sale... read more

Reviewed June 7, 2018
sandrakoen2018
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Sedgefield, South Africa
An interesting window into the past of small town South Africa

This is a small town museum, even large city museums have their budgetary limitations and... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2018
AndrewBHM40
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Average31%
  • Poor4%
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“worth a visit” (5 reviews)
“old church” (3 reviews)
“kitchen floor” (2 reviews)
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41 Lang Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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+27 23 614 1950
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Location excellent. Enough off street parking. Love the history and herbal exposition for sale. Lady attendant was very friendly. The herbal aspect makes it unusual and worth a visit. The Museum show cased quite a few interesting and historical items (furniture, crockery, pictures and medicines)...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2018

This is a small town museum, even large city museums have their budgetary limitations and challenges, so one should not expect the latest and greatest. That said, if you are prepared to let the exhibits and photographs talk to you and tell you of the...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

The garden is the most interesting thing to see as for the rest, they sell herbs which is interesting but as a museum, not much to see or do there.

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Reviewed February 4, 2018

This is a good way to spend an hour. The exhibits are not extensive but interesting enough with local connections. I would have preferred more background on the origins and history of the town but it was worth a visit none the less

1  Thank Mike B
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

I was on the search for the skeleton of Koos Sas. I will not give away any secrets, I recommend you swing by and ask. The rest of the museum had quit a bit of cool things from collection of musical instruments, local sports heroes...More

1  Thank Anthony A
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Reviewed June 22, 2017

The Montagu musical society have wonderful concerts each month. We were treated to the delights of James Grace, probably South Africa's leading classical guitarist.

1  Thank John H
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Worth a quick visit. The staff are very helpful although the curator was on leave when we visited so they couldn't access the information we were looking for. Nicely laid out. Roadworks make access a bit difficult so park in a side street and walk...More

Thank Jackie H
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Reviewed April 28, 2017

Visited in february this year.. You can't spend too long here as it is a small place. looking through the eyes of one or two families and browsing among their possessions one gets areal feel of how life was indeed simple and labour intensive some...More

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Reviewed April 2, 2017

It is very low key with mostly related to past and current inhabitants. Some interesting of photos from the past.

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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

This museum is set in an old Church... beautiful history and artifacts. There are a few rare artifacts which was pleasant to see. I loved the fact that people donated some of their possessions to the museum, for the sake of preserving the history. Everyone...More

Thank SonyaNiemand
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