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The Best History Museums in South Africa

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History museums in South Africa

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    Drostdy Museum , Swellendam
    4.5
    Take a brief step back in time at Drostdy Museum, housed in a former government building erected by the Dutch East India Company. Since 1939,
    Tours from $208
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    4.3
    Discover some of Africa's indigenous tribes at Lesedi Cultural Village, comprised of 5 traditional homesteads occupied by the Zulu, Xhosa, Pe
    Tours from $80
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    The Big Hole , Kimberley
    4.2
    Dug out manually by 50,000 miners, The Big Hole is an example of open-pit mining, now filled with water. When the diamond mine closed in 1914
    Tours from $2,229
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    4.5
    Travel back in time and uncover four major colonial architectural styles at The Stellenbosch Village Museum, boasting an ensemble of houses f
    Tours from $61
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    4.4
    Pay your respects to the Soweto schoolchildren killed in the 1976 uprising at Hector Pieterson Museum, dedicated to a young boy slain during
    Tours from $52
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