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“Small but very interesting”

District Six Museum
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Township Tour in Cape Town
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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.
Torquay, United Kingdom
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210 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
“Small but very interesting”
Reviewed February 1, 2013

This gives a very good insight into past times that should never have happened. At the shop there you can buy a book about District 6 called Noor's story and Noor runs it and will sign the book for you.

Visited January 2013
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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“informative”
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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46 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Informative SA”
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”
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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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great stop to learn about Apartheid”
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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