District Six Museum

Row 1

Details
25A Buitenkant St.
iKapa, WC 8001
+27 21 466 7200

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  • The former Methodist church was a shelter for anti-apartheid protesters during the Sixth Municipal Districts 1960s fallout. Today, the museum hosts a range of works, from photos to living documents.
  • The museum preserves the memories of the many slave descendants who were forcibly removed from District Six, an area where emancipated slaves settled after 1838, in the 1960s under the Group Areas Act
  • Try get a guided tour, lots of info to be found behind the pictures from an orator.
  • Tiny museum. A bit old fashioned, lots of text and small pictures. Needs a make over
  • Muita informao sobre o apartheid!
  • The guided tour is a must, as the museum is very confusing unless you have background knowledge of the events that occurred and South Africa's history.
  • Very interesting museum. A must visit when in CT. Make sure to pay an extra R15 for the guided tour.
  • Very impressive to get to know the history of black people and their suffering
  • A great way to learn more about apartheid and the destruction of District Six. Plan to spend 1-1.5 hours here.
  • Love this place
  • Drop in for an hour or so. You'll learn so much.
  • Guided tour by former resident was great
  • Excellent museum but definitely get a guide to navigate it. Tons of artifacts explain the culture of District Six's past and former residents have a seat at the drafting board of its future.
  • The District Six Museum provides an interesting insight into South Africa during Apartheid times. Thought provoking and insightful the District Six Museum does not disappoint.
  • The museum preserves the memories of slave descendants who were forcibly removed from District Six, an area where emancipated slaves settled after 1838, during the Apartheid Era (starting in 1966).
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