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A bit of history

Ariving late as usual I have to admit that the welcome I received was overwhelming friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Yolanda C
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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AN OLD NG CHURCH

When I arrived I was told that the entrance fee was R10. I only had R200. notes and Andrea said I... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
BrendaWilliams_12
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 Lang Street, Montagu 6720, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ariving late as usual I have to admit that the welcome I received was overwhelming friendly. Although they were closing in a few minutes they stil made time to assist and make us feel welcome. We were not rushed in anyway and I could have...More

Thank Yolanda C
Reviewed 16 August 2018

When I arrived I was told that the entrance fee was R10. I only had R200. notes and Andrea said I could enjoy the Museum and maybe come back later to pay. Whilst looking at the lovely display of crockery I suddenly remembered where I...More

2  Thank BrendaWilliams_12
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A museum in a church - features wedding gowns of old, family bibles of the past and a fine old pulpit. I made two visits, the first just to see the place and the second a few days later to hear an expert on the...More

Thank Barrie T
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Location excellent. Enough off street parking. Love the history and herbal exposition for sale. Lady attendant was very friendly. The herbal aspect makes it unusual and worth a visit. The Museum show cased quite a few interesting and historical items (furniture, crockery, pictures and medicines)...More

Thank sandrakoen2018
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a small town museum, even large city museums have their budgetary limitations and challenges, so one should not expect the latest and greatest. That said, if you are prepared to let the exhibits and photographs talk to you and tell you of the...More

Thank AndrewBHM40
Reviewed 5 February 2018

The garden is the most interesting thing to see as for the rest, they sell herbs which is interesting but as a museum, not much to see or do there.

1  Thank 776ca
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a good way to spend an hour. The exhibits are not extensive but interesting enough with local connections. I would have preferred more background on the origins and history of the town but it was worth a visit none the less

1  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I was on the search for the skeleton of Koos Sas. I will not give away any secrets, I recommend you swing by and ask. The rest of the museum had quit a bit of cool things from collection of musical instruments, local sports heroes...More

1  Thank Anthony A
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Montagu musical society have wonderful concerts each month. We were treated to the delights of James Grace, probably South Africa's leading classical guitarist.

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Worth a quick visit. The staff are very helpful although the curator was on leave when we visited so they couldn't access the information we were looking for. Nicely laid out. Roadworks make access a bit difficult so park in a side street and walk...More

Thank Jackie H
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