Huguenot Memorial Museum, Franschhoek

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Take a glimpse into the history of Franschhoek on a tour of Huguenot Memorial Museum, narrating the story of French protestants who settled here in the 17th century. Established in 1947, the museum is housed in a charming Dutch-style building that was moved, brick by brick, from Cape Town to its present location. After learning about Huguenot history in this part of the world, take a stroll through the peaceful, leafy gardens that surround the building. Take a look at our Franschhoek travel planner to schedule your visit to Huguenot Memorial Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Beautiful to visit if they are open, as they are most of the time closed when we go there with guests. 
    Beautiful to visit if they are open, as they are most of the time closed when we go there with guests.  more »
  • Enjoyable and informative visit. The museum guides, Krispin and Martina (apologies for any misspellings), answered my numerous questions with lots of detail. Krispin is clearly a very passionate... 
    Enjoyable and informative visit. The museum guides, Krispin and Martina (apologies for any misspellings), answered my numerous questions with lots of detail. Krispin is clearly a very passionate...  more »
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  • Excellent reflection on a significant contribution to South African history. The relatively recently upgraded portion is very good.
  • I've got a A5 book about my family history. I am so grateful. Next time I want to spend more time in the museum.

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