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Stellenbosch Museums

Between the mountains lay the second oldest town in South Africa, our beloved Stellenbosch! Dorp Street itself is a national monument, boasting with one of the longest rows of surviving old buildings.

Village Museum

village museum

  • This museum consists of four houses, each of these beautiful homes represents a different time in the architectural development of Stellenbosch.
  • The houses,their interiors and their gardens have been beautifully restored to illustrate the particular style and taste of the time.

 

Rupert Museum

rupert museum

  • The unique private art collection of Anton and Huberte Rupert are showcased at this museum.
  • There are also European work by leading sculptors on show.

 

Toy and Miniature Museum

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  • Can’t remember how it was in the days before electronic toys? Visit this museum for a trip down memory lane.
  • From teddy bears and dolls, toy china tea sets to the miniature replicas of the original manor house of Uitkyk Wine Estate and the blue train.

 

Sasol Art Museum

sasol art museum

  • This art museum houses the Stellenbosch University’s collection of paintings, sculptures, graphic works as well as an anthropological collection.

 

VOC Kruithuis on The Braak

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  • A collection of weaponry, military uniforms as well as a cannon, that was last fired to acknowledge the flag of the new South African Republic, are housed in the Kruithuis.

 

Are you a Stellenbosch resident, tourist or visitor just passing by? Either or…make sure to visit these museums filled with history.