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Museum Night in Cape Town This June

 

During your stay in Cape Town accommodation, you’ll be amazed at the variety of museums and historic sites among the many things to do in Cape Town. What’s more, visitors to Cape Town can experience the joys of the V&A Waterfront museums at a fraction of the price on Museum Night, 18 June 2018.

Museum Night takes place after dark from 5pm to 10pm and allows all visitors free access to most museums as well as a host of half-price specials on some other attractions.

There’s no need to purchase any tickets, just arrive, plan your route and enjoy. There will also be several free performances on the go at the Amphitheatre for your amusement and naturally, there’s no shortage of places to grab a bite to eat.

Here’s what to expect:

Zeitz MOCAA
The Zeitz MOCAA is Cape Town’s most talked about art gallery. It is the largest of its kind in Africa and houses the world’s largest collection of African art.

Don’t miss this chance to get to grips with this massive display of creative excellence featuring 100 galleries, 9 levels and 6 000 square meters of floor space.

The Nelson Mandela Gateway and Robben Island Jetty 1
Travel back to the bad old days at the scene where political prisoners were loaded onto boats bound for Robben Island. You’ll learn so much about the struggle for freedom and the people who shaped South Africa as we know it.

Two Oceans Aquarium
Meet the denizens of the waters surrounding the Western Cape at the Two Oceans Aquarium. Here you will walk among displays of over 3,000 marine creatures, such as penguins, turtles, sharks and jellyfish. It’s a wonderful outing for all ages and its half-price on Museum Night.

The Cape Wheel
Take a spin above Cape Town’s beautiful night scenes on this giant Ferris wheel. Get the full experience for half price on the night.

Iziko Maritime Centre
Get a gander at the Cape’s illustrious shipping history as well as one of the earliest models of Table Bay, crafted by prisoners and warders of Breakwater Prison in 1885. There are over 20 000 photographs included in this collection of maritime memorabilia.

The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum
If you love rugby, you’ll be in your element at the Rugby Museum with its huge collection of rugby related images, mementos, audio-visual presentations and interactive exhibits.

See More When You Stay in Cape Town
Museum Night is an awesome opportunity to get a head start on seeing some of what the city has to offer during your stay in Cape Town accommodation.

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