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“informative” 5 of 5 stars
Review of District Six Museum

District Six Museum
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Cape Town Townships Tour including Robben Island
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Owner description: The apartheid nationalist government destroyed District Six in the 1960s. This memorial museum contains maps, photographs and other reminders of this old vibrant neighborhood. Site walks and tours in the Museum with ex-resident storytellers are also offered.
Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“informative”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

This was a small museum, but full of fascinating information about a very terrible situation in Cape Town when people were removed from their neighborhoods because of color. Well worth the visit!

Visited January 2013
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Informative SA”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

The museum is on the hop-on and hop-off bus route. It is a colourful, creative and interactive look at the sad history of a community wiped out by apartheid. Recommended.

Visited December 2012
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Good but could be better”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

The video, whilst informative was all over the place, and repeated itself frequently. In addition the video was in the classroom with kids having a class which made it hard to hear. It was however a good experience and would still recommend it

Visited January 2013
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Delray Beach, FL
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great stop to learn about Apartheid”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

So many interesting documents and history in the museum from original street signs and storefronts to personal documents - a must see.

Visited July 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“A great reflection”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

I drive through District 6 every day and I'd love for it to remain unchanged. It gives a beautiful view of the city with only religious buildings popping through on the D6 skyline. To change it will to lose this reflection.

Visited January 2013
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