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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
Museum
“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
Neighborhood
“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: www.robben-island.org.za ”
  • 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
Museum
“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
Museum
“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