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Worcester Museum

Worcester Museum

Worcester in the Breede River Valley has a rich history covering a time when the region was inhabited by indigenous hunter gathers and pastoralists followed by trekkerfarmers . Owing to its situation in the Breede River Valley the Worcester Museum is a cultural history Museum with a strong focus on agriculture.  The collections emphasis the Cape colonial history with agricultural implements, wagons, furniture, textiles and metal.  Live demonstrations depict activities of a bygone era such as the baking of bread in an outdoor brick oven , tobacco processing, coffee  roasting, soap making, candle making, train, tractor  and donkey cart rides.  Educational programmes are aligned to curriculum, schools are urged to book the programmes that best suit their curricular needs.  Schools can use the programmes for research purposes.

 

VISTIING HOURS

Monday to Friday

9H00-16H30

Saturday

8H00-13H00

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

The museum is closed on Good Friday, Christmas Day, New Years  Day

MUSEUM SHOP AND RESTAURANT

ADMISSION

Free entry on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Booked school groups are free

Monday and Thursday

Adults:        R15-00

Children :    R5-00

Guided Tours on requests, contact us:

The shop and restaurant is run by private operators

 

Kleinplasie Walking Route and History Kleinplasie Route NEW

 

Worcester

Telephone:023 342 2225
Email:ellen.strauss@westerncape.gov.za
Address:Worcester Kleinplasie Robertson Road
Worcester