French Connection: The Huguenot Memorial Museum in Franschhoek

36 years after the Dutch settled in the Cape, the Huguenots settled here in the former Oliphantshoek...Franschhoek


36 years after the Dutch settled in the Cape, the Huguenots settled here in Oliphantshoek, Dutch for Elephant corner, which soon became Franschhoek, Dutch for French Corner.

In addition to the galleries of the Main Building, portraying Huguenot History, the museum also has an Annexe in which exhibitions on Franschhoek and Huguenot families are displayed.

The Annexe, built in 1976, also houses the museum auditorium, research centre and souvenir shop.

Where?
Huguenot Memorial and huguenot Museum Franschhoek
25 Lambrecht Street, Franschhoek
Open: Mon - Sat: 09h00 - 17h00
Sun: 14h00 - 17h00
Closed: Good Friday & Christmas Day
Tel: +27 (0) 21 876 2532

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