The Stellenbosch Village Museum, Stellenbosch

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Travel back in time and uncover four major colonial architectural styles at The Stellenbosch Village Museum, boasting an ensemble of houses filled with period-correct furniture. The houses date from 1700 to 1850 and feature flourishing gardens--the entire museum takes up about one entire city block. Nearby restaurants and cafes serve as welcome spots to rest and replenish your energy before moving on to the next attraction. The Stellenbosch Village Museum is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , international travel planner Edition.
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  • We wanted to visit the museum but after driving around the wider area twice, there was simply no parking. What a pity !! Why not have dedicated parking for the visitors to the museum ? 
    We wanted to visit the museum but after driving around the wider area twice, there was simply no parking. What a pity !! Why not have dedicated parking for the visitors to the museum ?  more »
  • So informative and friendly, and we'll presented! We went during the loadshedding but despite a lack of power the ladies in the period houses did wonderful jobs of informing us of the houses and... 
    So informative and friendly, and we'll presented! We went during the loadshedding but despite a lack of power the ladies in the period houses did wonderful jobs of informing us of the houses and...  more »
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  • So much to see and learn about our history.
  • Stellenbosch is one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa. A mosaic of farms, old oak trees, and white-washed Cape Dutch dwellings, it's one of the best preserved towns from the era of the Dutch East India Company. Today, it's a university town, with a vibrant feel and fantastic scenery. Foodies will love it here. Stellenbosch is home to some of South Africa's best restaurants, as well as many sidewalk caf├ęs. History buffs can take a walk back in time at The Stellenbosch Village Museum, a group of four restored houses and gardens dating from 1709 to 1850. Rupert Museum displays important works by South African artists, and strolling around the Botanic Garden at the University of Stellenbosch is another top thing to do here. In the surrounding area, nature buffs can hike and bike on the wilderness trails in the breathtaking Jonkershoek Nature Reserve.

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