Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

Currently Open [Closes at 04:45 pm]
  • Address: 1 Market St, Mossel Bay, 6500, South Africa
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm Details
  • Phone: +27-446911067
  • Ticket Price: 20 ZAR
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids, Exhibition , Specialty Shop, Specialty Museum

Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex - Review

Inaugurated in the year 1989, the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex is home to mountain tortoises, ducks, museum cats, and a shop that sells postcards, stamps, books, souvenirs, and small gifts.

The Dias Museum Complex features:

  • The Post Office Tree
  • A Maritime Museum
  • A Shell Museum
  • The Granary
  • Dias Spring
  • An Ethno-botanic Garden, Braille Trail, and Field Gardens
  • The Munro's Hoek Cottages

The museum is pretty interesting with impressive exhibits and hence is a recommended visit when in Mossel Bay.

Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex Ticket Prices

Entrance fee to the complex:

  • Adults: Rand 20
  • Children under age of 18: Rand 5
  • Pensioners: Rand 10

Entrance fee to complex ad to go on the replica of Dias's ship:

  • Adults : Rand 40
  • Children under age of 18: Rand 10
  • Pensioners: Rand 20

Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex Hours

  • Closed on Good Friday.

How To reach Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex by Public Transport

  • Hire a car or rent a taxi.

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TripHobo Highlights for Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

  • Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex Address: 1 Market St, Mossel Bay, 6500, South Africa
  • Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex Contact Number: +27-446911067
  • Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex Timing: 09:00 am - 04:45 pm
  • Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex Price: 20 ZAR
  • Best time to visit Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

  • 95% of people who visit Mossel Bay include Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex in their plan

  • 65.26% of people start their Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

85.56% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

People normally club together White Shark Africa and Mariaan Kotze Gallery And Art Studio while planning their visit to Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex.

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Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex, Mossel Bay Reviews

  • Looks like nothing from outside but once you get in the place is huge. Building upon building holding a wealth of information. A highly recommend a visit but make sure you have a few hours.

  • The museum is quite spectacular in the sense that it house the replika of the Diaz craft that travelled from Portugal to South Africa. The boat is also open to the public. The museum also hosts various musicals from time to time.

  • we visited there to see the mail tree which is impressive. we stayed to see the all places and exhibition. the old big ship very nice and gave us a glimpse about the area in the past. try to came early. there is nice coffee in front the entrance.

  • Nice place with history. The real size replica of the boat that Bartholomeu Dias came with is in the museum.

  • Was so awesome at Diaz! The ship is a definitely must see!

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