District Six Museum, Cape Town

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Delve into the history of the apartheid at District Six Museum, a display about an area of Cape Town declared a white-only neighborhood in the 1960s. Founded in 1994, the museum narrates the story of those who were forced out of the district through various items, photos, and videos. Use our Cape Town tour itinerary builder site to visit District Six Museum on your trip to Cape Town, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • I went through the museum with a guide who was displaced by the District Six devastating program. He personalized our tour and I would highly recommend that experience. 
    I went through the museum with a guide who was displaced by the District Six devastating program. He personalized our tour and I would highly recommend that experience.  more »
  • Worth a visit to learn about how the various people living in District Six were forcibly removed to make way for a whole new 'heart of the city. R100 entry fee. 
    Worth a visit to learn about how the various people living in District Six were forcibly removed to make way for a whole new 'heart of the city. R100 entry fee.  more »
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  • Fascinating museum, with incredible displays on the tragic history of the area. Moving story's and very informative, highly recommend a visit.
  • An absolutely amazing experience. Do yourself a favour and book a tour with a previous resident. They speak so powerfully about their experience and give you a colourful picture of this vibrant community that was destroyed by apartheid.

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