Museum attractions in the Cape Winelands

Museum attractions in the Cape Winelands

Franschhoek Motor Museum

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The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins.

Address: L’Ormarins Wine estate, Franschhoek

Open Mon – Fri: 10:00 – 18:00, Sat & Sun: 10:00 – 16:00


Hess Art Collection

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A platform to showcase a part of the collection that belongs to the Swiss entrepreneur, wine-producer and owner of Glen Carlou, Donald M. Hess. He is one of the world’s major collectors of contemporary art.

Address: Glen Carlou Vineyards, Paarl.

Open Mon to Fri 8:30 – 17:00, Sat, Sun & Public Holidays 10:00 – 16:00


Rupert Museum

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The Rupert Museum showcases the unique private art collection of Anton and Huberte Rupert. The museum houses over 350 works of contemporary South African art from the period 1940 to 1970.

Address: Stellentia Avenue, Stellenbosch.

Open Weekdays: 09:30 – 16:00, Saturdays: 10:00 – 13:00


Museum van de Caab

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The social history of the 325-year-old estate is displayed in a museum in the original wine cellar, dating back to 1740.

Address: Solms- Delta wine estate, Franschhoek.

Open seven days a week, 9:00 to 17:00


Spier Wine Estate

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One of the most extensive contemporary art collections in the country displayed in the Manor House, Hotel and wine tasting center.

Address: Spier Wine Estate, Stellenbosch

For opening times call 021 809 1100.


Groot Constantia Manor House

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One of the oldest wine farms in South Africa. Its Orientation Centre in the Jonkershuis complex uses panel, object and archaeological displays to give an overview of Groot Constantia from the past to present, including slavery on the estate.

Address: Groot Constantia estate.

Open 10:00 – 17:00