Museums in Cape Town

Rich in cultural heritage, there are a number of fascinating and world renowned museums in Cape Town to explore. From the oldest museum in sub-Saharan Africa with its adjoining planetarium to the Slave Lodge set in the heart of the cathedral precinct and the living museum that is Bo Kaap, the museums in Cape Town are a great way to find out more about Cape Town’s history. 

Cape Town’s historical institutions are an inspiration and celebrate the diversity of our heritage, giving visitors an enlightening insight into the colourful history of South Africa, and the Western Cape in particular.

Equally inspirational is a visit to the South African National Gallery nestled in the Company Gardens, which houses some of the most beautiful collections of South African, African, British, French, Dutch and Flemish art in South Africa.

Follow the links below to find out more about the museums in Cape Town:


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