Cape Town and Peninsula

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  • 1. Bo-Kaap Museum

    Bo-Kaap | Museum/Gallery

    Built in the 18th century, this museum was originally the home of Abu Bakr Effendi, a well-known Turkish scholar and prominent leader in the...Read More

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  • 2. Cape Town Holocaust Centre

    Gardens | Museum/Gallery

    The center is both a memorial to the 6 million Jews and other victims who were killed during the Holocaust and an education center whose aim...Read More

  • 3. Chavonne's Cannon Battery Museum

    Victoria and Alfred Waterfront | Museum/Gallery

    An archeological sight housing the remains of Cape Town's oldest cannon battery, this museum, which opened in 2008, reconstructs the outer...Read More

  • 4. District Six Museum

    Cape Town Central | Museum/Gallery

    Housed in the Buitenkant Methodist Church, this museum preserves the memory of one of Cape Town's most vibrant multicultural neighborhoods and...Read More

  • 5. Irma Stern Museum

    Rosebank | Museum/Gallery

    This small but wonderful museum is dedicated to the works and art collection of Irma Stern (1894–1966), one of South Africa's greatest painters...Read More

  • 6. Simon's Town Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The somewhat rustic Simon's Town Museum features historical exhibits of the town, including numerous photographs and memorabilia from former...Read More

  • 7. Slave Lodge

    Cape Town Central | Museum/Gallery

    Built in 1679 by the Dutch East India Company to house slaves, convicts, and lunatics, it also housed the supreme court from 1815 to 1914. The...Read More

  • 8. South African Jewish Museum

    Gardens | Museum/Gallery

    Housed in the Old Synagogue—South Africa's first synagogue, built in 1863—this museum lies adjacent to the Cape Town Holocaust Centre and spans...Read More

  • 9. South African Maritime Centre

    Victoria and Alfred Waterfront | Museum/Gallery

    Inside the Union-Castle House, this museum explains the Cape's long history with the sea. Recently renovated, the center documents the history...Read More

  • 10. South African National Gallery

    Gardens | Museum/Gallery

    This museum houses a good collection of 19th- and 20th-century European art, but its most interesting exhibits are the South African works,...Read More

  • 11. South African Naval Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    The naval museum is filled with model ships, old navigational equipment, old South African navy divers' equipment, a few real, life-size boats...Read More

  • 12. Warrior Toy Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Dinky Toys, boats, trains, soldiers, airplanes, some 4,000 model cars, and 500 dolls—what's not to like about this toy museum that is equally...Read More

  • 13. Gold of Africa Museum

    Cape Town Central | Museum/Gallery

    This museum in the historic Martin Melck House chronicles the history and artistry of African gold and houses arguably one of the best collections...Read More

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