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We first came here many years ago and found such pleasure ,sitting in the tiny back garden in the sunshine with birds singing. We also loved the tiny interesting features here. The floors not level wonky stairs etc. Such a variety of items from yesteryear....More
The house is very well laid out with each room very much as it would have been in the 19C. The exhibits are excellently displayed and of a very high calibre. The staff are knowledgeable and helpful. All very good value for R20 per person.
With a spectacular view of the harbour, number 7 Castle Hill is one of the oldest dwellings, built by an Irish minister back in 1827. The house has been decorated and furnished with pieces dating as far back as 1750. There is a nominal entrance...More
Although I miss the well-informed and passionate-about-the-past curator who was at number 7 for a long time, hats off to the child-friendly attempts to engage youngsters who visit this museum. Having a "treasure-hunt" is such an effective way of stimulating their interest - a print-out...More
Nice to see how the middle class people lived in the early years of Port Elizabeth. The house is on a hill that probably had a view on the old port. The look is authentic, furniture interesting. Mementoes galore.
It is not often that you can enter into a bygone world . Step back and see how our Settler forefathers lived .Each room is decorated and furbished as it would have been there. There is a curator on hand to give information and tell...More
This quaint museum takes you back in time through the Victorian era and showcases how people lived in Port Elizabeth in those times. There are many gems to be found in the various rooms and there is something for all ages. The staff are a...More