Stellenbosch's history comes alive at the Stellenbosch Village Museum

The Stellenbosch Village Museum, comprises of four historic houses and their gardens each representing a different period...


The Stellenbosch Village Museum comprises of four historic houses and their gardens, each representing a different period in the architectural development of Stellenbosch.

The VOC Kruithuis, built in 1777, is the only old powder magazine house to have survived from the days when the Cape was a posession of the Dutch East India Company.

The museum is not a 'boring overview of facts, but a colorful and interactive reenactment with 'guides' in costume that tell surprising stories.

The Stellenbosch Museum is certainly one of those 'best things to do with kids' in Stellenbosch.


Stellenbosch Village Museum
18 Ryneveld Street, Stellenbosch
Open: Mon - Sat: 09h00 - 17h00
Sun: 10h00 - 13h00 April to August | 10h00 - 16h00 September to March
Closed: Good Friday, Christmas Day, EasterSunday
Tel: 021 887 2948


VOC Kruithuis in Stellenbosch
Bloem Street, Die Braak, Stellenbosch
Open: Sept - May, Mon - Fri: 09h00 - 14h00
Closed: June - Aug & Public Holidays
Tel: +27 (0) 21 887 2902


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