Famous Museums in Cape Town

The museums in Cape Town give the very essence of its citizens and rich culture. If you are looking for something deeper and more meaningful, head to the museums in city. Explore the cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical side of Cape Town with these museums.
We have curated a variety of the best and free museums in city, besides the usual arts or historical ones. Explore and engage yourself with the wonders of science at the museum of science in Cape Town. Get fascinated by the exceptional stories of heroes at war museums or memorials. You can go wow with your kids at the Natural history museums or enjoy some time at children's museums in Cape Town.
Check out this list for an entertaining and enlightening trip to the museums in Cape Town.

Let's explore the finest collection of museums in Cape Town:

  1. Iziko South African Museum

    4.3 (1896 Votes)
    Iziko South African Museum

    History Museum

    Explore the historically rich Iziko South African Museum in its prime with the aid of Iziko South African Museum tickets. Iziko South African Museum ticket prices provided under the tickets section includes a well-informed tour guide and various other exclusive experiences that are not covered in the general tickets for Iziko South African Museum. Buy tickets for Iziko South African Museum fro...Read more
  2. Two Oceans Aquarium

    4.5 (2286 Votes)
    Two Oceans Aquarium

    Museum, Aquarium

    The Two Ocean’s Aquarium is a great place to hang out with your family when in Cape Town. The Aquarium is very well equipped with displays of a large variety of oceanic life. Moreover, the place is dedicated to conservation and sustainable activities. The museum is proud of its smaller carbon footprint that sets it apart from many others. If you love nature, you will surely love a walk a...Read more
  3. District Six Museum

    4.4 (1194 Votes)
    District Six Museum

    Museum, Historical Site

    The District Six Museum is very important to the documentation of the History of Cape Town. During the dark era of Apartheid, the eponymous area; District 6 served as a setting for the forced removals and segregation of people. The tyrannical rule and its practices, notices and rules from that era, objects that signify the apartheid have all been beautifully preserved and displayed here. The m...Read more
  4. Bo-kaap

    4.3 (909 Votes)

    Museum, Restaurant, Entertainment

    Bo-Kaap is a multi-ethnic area in Cape Town. The Malay colony houses colorful homes and tiny street that are a real delight to tour around. There is also great food and many local restaurants that you can visit. There is a huge Islamic influence on the area and there are a lot of small picturesque mosques (KRAMATS) that dot the area. There is also a museum called the Bo-Kaap Museum which tries...Read more
  5. Constantia

    Museum, Winery, Hill, Specialty Museum

    The Constantania Valley is like the Naples of Cape Town. The vast and beautiful valley is home to an extensive arrangement of Vineyards. It is, needless to say, the wine centre of Cape Town. The area has belonged to various [private owners and changed hands many times. It used to be an elite area and in many ways still is one. The wine tasting is certainly evidence of the stateliness of the ar...Read more
  6. Robben Island Museum

    4.5 (5 Votes)
    Robben Island Museum


    The Robben Island Museum is one of the interesting tourist destinations in the location of Cape Town. It is actually the place that offers its multiple facades as museum aspects. As a tourist, you will be taking a boat ride to know the vast and gripping history of the island. The boat ride will let you explore interesting sites of the island such as the Bluestone quarry, the Lime Quarry, army ...Read more
  7. Martin Melck House

    3.8 (1 Vote)
    96 Strand St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
  8. South African Museum & Planetarium

    25 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
  9. Irma Stern Museum

    Cecil Rd, Rosebank, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
  10. South African National Gallery

    4.4 (2 Votes)
    Government Ave, Company's Garden, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
  11. Iziko Slave Lodge

    Adderley St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa