Fodor's Expert Review Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum

Bredasdorp Specialty Museum

Housed in a converted church and rectory, the Bredasdorp Shipwreck Museum has an extensive collection of objects salvaged from the hundreds of ships that have gone down in the stormy seas off the Cape. In addition to the usual cannons and figureheads, the museum displays a surprising array of household articles rescued from the sea, including entire dining-room sets, sideboards, and phonographs. Be sure to visit the buildings out back, which contain old wagons and the first fire engines used in South Africa.

Specialty Museum

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6 Independent St.
Bredasdorp, Western Cape  7280, South Africa


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: R50, Closed Sat. and Sun.

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