Koopmans de Wet House Museum in Cape Town

In 1914 Koopmans de Wet House was the first period house in South Africa to be opened to the public as a museum.

In 1914 Koopmans-de Wet House was the first period house in South Africa to be opened to the public as a museum.

It is furnished as a home of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, with a superb collection of Cape furniture, Chinese and Japanese ceramics, Dutch Delft, paintings, glass and silverware.

The present facade is attributed to the architect Louis Thibault and sculptor Anton Anreith.

Koopmans De Wet House Museum Cape Town
35 Strand Street, Cape Town
Open: Tues - Thurs: 09h00 - 16h00
Closed: Public Holidays
Tel: +27 (0) 21 481 3935

The culture & heritage section in things to do Cape Town section offers a great overview of museums in Cape Town.

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