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.

Location:
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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