SA Maritime & SAS Somerset Museum at the V&A Waterfront

Exhibitions in V&A Waterfront depict the story of whaling, shipwrecks, Union Castle Liners, and the history of Table Bay Harbour.


The Iziko SA Maritime Museum was established in 1990. Exhibitions depict the story of whaling, shipwrecks, Union Castle Liners, and the history of Table Bay Harbour.

A large ship model collection is on view in the Cape Town Museum. The SAS Somerset is the only Boom Defence Vessel remaining in the world. The SAS Somerset, is moored for public viewing in the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront in Table Bay Harbour, Cape Town.

Location: SA Maritime Museum & SAS Somerset Museum & Ship Cape Town
Open: Daily 10h00 - 17h00
Closed: Good Friday & Christmas Day
Tel: +27 (0) 21 4052880

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

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