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Top recommendations from locals

Art Museum
“For the building alone, it's must-see. The art thereafter is an education and a treat. ”
  • 154 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
History Museum
“A little 'off the beaten track' museum, but a must visit if you would like to understand the history of the Woodstock / District Six area more and also learn about the forced removals of the Apartheid Era. A lovely, small, intimate museum. ”
  • 141 locals recommend
  • 2 Experiences
Historic Site
“A tour of the castle and its grounds includes its very own underground tunnels”
  • 97 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
“Quite nice if the weather is bad. Classical stuffed animals but also some interesting testimonies to South African cultures. The Planetarium shows films every day. Check the programme online. ”
  • 86 locals recommend
“Cape Town's historical Muslim neighborhood on slopes of Signal Hill. Beautiful, brightly colored houses and steep cobblestone streets.”
  • 97 locals recommend
  • 11 Experiences
Art Museum
“Its across the park - if you look out from the balcony it is the big white building in front of the Studio”
  • 68 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
History Museum
“Learn about the local Islamic culture and heritage in Cape Town. Situated in the colourful world of Bo-Kaap”
  • 64 locals recommend
  • 10 Experiences
History Museum
“This and the Iziko Cultural Museum have a good selection of local art and history”
  • 55 locals recommend
  • 1 Experience
History Museum
“Madiba spent 18 years imprisoned on Robben Island, which is located just under 7km from off the coast of Bloubergstrand, Cape Town. This is a three to 5-hour excursion. Website: ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Public Art
“to know where you are going you have to know where you come from:) awesome history museum of our sad apartheid past”
  • 57 locals recommend
“If you're a fan of cars then head over to L'omarins immediately for a tour of their famous car museum!”
  • 27 locals recommend
Botanical Garden
“Wide variety of native & imported plants, including bonsai, plus 4 glasshouses & themed gardens”
  • 23 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“If you're visiting the Constantia wine farms, include a visit to this fantastic art gallery and sculpture garden. The Norval Foundation is a centre for art and cultural expression, dedicated to the research and exhibition of 20th- and 21st-century visual art from South Africa and beyond. 4 Steenberg Road.”
  • 30 locals recommend
History Museum
“A really well set out gem. Get a really detailed and fascinating perspective on how Apartheid tore apart the lives of locals in the little village of Simonstown - a microcosm of the devastation that marred the greater social and national matrix of our land and scarred our past heritage. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
“Literally across the park - look slightly to your right and you will see 2 turrets. That's the synagogue and the Jewish Museum. It has a cafe too.”
  • 15 locals recommend
History Museum
“Many museums, entertainment V&A Waterfront with almost everything one can think of”
  • 8 locals recommend