Bo-Kaap Museum | Western Cape Government

Bo-Kaap Museum


The Museum was established in 1978 as a satellite of the SA Cultural History Museum. It was furnished as a house that depicts the lifestyle of a nineteenth-century Muslim family.

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Office Hours:

Hours subject to change without prior notification:
Monday to Saturday: 10:00 - 17:00
Closed on: Sundays, Workers Day, Christmas Day, Eid-ul-Fitr, Eid-ul-Adha,  2 January

Owned / Funded by / Endorsed by: (The Government of South Africa)
Facility Category: Museums
Contact Information:
Street Address:

71 Wale Street, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town


Postal Address:

Bo-Kaap Museum, 71 Wale Street, Cape Town, 8000

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 021 481 3938
Fax: 021 481 3938
Contact Notes:

Entrance fees (subject to change without prior notice)

Adults: R20

Pensioners and Students: R10

Age Six to 18 years: R10

Age Five and below: Free

Pensioners and Students: Free access on Friday's

Free entry on the following commemorative days:
Freedom Day (27 April)
International Museum Day (18 May)
Africa Day (25 May)
Youth Day (16 June)
National Women's Day (9 August)
Heritage Week 2008 (22 - 28 September)
National Aids Awareness Day (1 December)
Human Rights Day (from 2009)

The content on this page was last updated on 18 February 2014