South African Jewish Museum in the heart of the Company Gardens

The South African Jewish Museum narrates the story of the South African Jewish community from its early beginnings, against the backdrop of South African history over more than 150 years.


The South African Jewish Museum narrates the story of the South African Jewish community from its early beginnings, against the backdrop of South African history over more than 150 years.

The Museum is interactive and high-tech, and includes an exclusive documentary on Nelson Mandela. International exhibitions, online presentations and cultural activity offer a dynamic experience.

Parking (not included) at Cape Town High School, next to the SA Jewish Museum.

Location South African Jewish Museum:

South African Jewish Museum
88 Hatfield St, Gardens, Cape Town
Open: Sun - Thu: 10h00 - 17h00
Fri: 10h00 - 14h00
Closed: Saturdays & Jewish Holidays
Tel: +27 (0) 21 465 1546

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