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Joubert House

Long Street, Montagu, South Africa
+27 23 614 1774
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Very interesting

Well worth a visit although it is difficult to get to at the moment because of the road works which... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Jackie H
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
A short visit is enough

As with other museums here a short visit suffices to pass an hour mostly. similar on offer is a... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2017
valuematters
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Stockport, United Kingdom
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Long Street, Montagu, South Africa
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Well worth a visit although it is difficult to get to at the moment because of the road works which will be ongoing for some time. You need to park in a side street and walk round. The medicinal plant garden is very well laid...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed April 28, 2017

As with other museums here a short visit suffices to pass an hour mostly. similar on offer is a past life style of former residents with possessions and photos displaying their toils,, Ok for whiling away the time and cheap too.

Thank valuematters
Reviewed March 1, 2017

The original house of Montagu, full of interesting relics and historical items. Take the tour that is offered and learn about the early settlers and how they lived.

Thank pedro00
Reviewed February 27, 2017

We went for the indigenous medicinal herb garden situated behind Joubert House. It's bigger than expected and all the herbs in the garden are labelled for convenience. We stocked up on Cancer Bush tea which is sold at the front desk.

Thank gaynorv54
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Tucked away on Long Street it's an interesting view on life as it was in Montagu, its a shame the herb garden is falling into disarray

Thank woodcol
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Really enjoyed the tour around this house. Our guide, Mandy, had only just started doing tours and she was so enthusiastic and knowledgable . Fascinating glimpse into a bygone era, especially in the kitchen with its floors made of peach stones and beeswax. There were...More

Thank Jennyapples
Reviewed November 15, 2016

The old house museum in Joubert house was wonderful and transported us back in time. It was fascinating to see the old styles of furniture from so long ago. The "riempie"chairs , old pottery kitchen jars and black and white oval photographs brought back memories...More

1  Thank Rose K
Reviewed October 8, 2016

Loved the interesting facts and the garden :) Recommend a stop here for sure.... My children had a ball and the little things from peach pip flooring to the recreated wall paper.

Thank SMG S
Reviewed May 4, 2016

Curator is very friendly and knowledgeable with many facts and stories to share. The gardens are also amazing!

Thank Gail I
Reviewed March 25, 2016

I just loved going through the museum, my interest increased by the infectious enthusiasm of the curator, who not only is knowledgeable but has a gift of imparting info! As we went round, I realised that one visit to this museum is not sufficient to...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
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