Five Unmissable Cape Town Museums
District Six Museum: Named after the Sixth Municipal District of Cape Town, the museum looks at South Africa’s history of marginalisation and the broader impacts of apartheid.
Heart of Cape Town Museum: Situated in Cape Town’s Observatory—where the first human heart transplant occurred in 1967—visitors experience an interactive tour looking back on the surgery and its implications for society.
Iziko South African Museum and Planetarium: This museum’s comprehensive collection stretches from indigenous artefacts to exhibitions on modern history.
Cape Town Diamond Museum: A veritable treasure trove. Learn about the history of diamond mining and see some of the world’s most precious gems.
South African Jewish Museum: This museum houses Cape Town’s oldest synagogue and explores the history of South Africa’s strong Jewish community.