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Joubert House

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Lovely little restored house

Delightful lady welcomed us in and for 20 rand each we were shown round this mid 1800s house with... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2019
V3744GFheatherw
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Amazing story and a great guide!

We visited Jourbert House on Saturday so the regular staff were off duty and we found a very... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
Irenenyamu
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Long Street, Montagu, South Africa
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Reviewed March 9, 2019

Delightful lady welcomed us in and for 20 rand each we were shown round this mid 1800s house with many old artefacts, many owned by the original owners.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank V3744GFheatherw
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We visited Jourbert House on Saturday so the regular staff were off duty and we found a very friendly part-time worker/volunteer called Marianne. She was extremely friendly and knowledgeable about the place. Afterwords we sat in the garden with her and had such a nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Irenenyamu
Reviewed August 22, 2018

I visited the Joubert House after learning that they also had a herb garden. Interesting collection of home utensils as well as a Toy Section and Joubert family history. Two of the rooms actually have peach pip floors. I took a tour of the herb...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Reviewed August 3, 2018

We were attracted to the museum because of its wonderful herb garden at the back. My wife, being the chairperson and founder member of the Jeffreys Bay Herb Club, was fascinated. I was more interested in the lives of the people who lived (and died)...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barrie T
Reviewed June 13, 2018

Very interesting to read the old history of Montagu and see how the people lived in the day gone by.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 14, 2018

No trip to Montague is complete without a visit to the Joubert House. This is where you can trace the history of Montague in the company of the Museum Guide (in our case, a very enthusiastic intern). You can trace the origins of the village...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank Maija63
Reviewed November 7, 2017

SET ON THE MAIN ROAD THROUGH MONTAGUE WITH EASY PARKING Enjoyed the visit in particular the peach stone floor. Very informative curator. Most interesting medicinal garden

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank juliacC1747IY
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

Date of experience: May 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  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.

Date of experience: February 2017
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