CP Nel Museum | Western Cape Government

CP Nel Museum


Oudtshoorn was once the world centre of the ostrich-feather trade, which made some people millionaires. The CP Nel Museum, housed in the former Oudtshoorn Boys' High School building, recreates the boom days that swept this Little Karoo town - and its totemic flightless bird - to world prominence.

Location: Oudtshoorn, Garden Route, South Africa
Office Hours:

Museum hours are subject to change without prior notification:
Mondays - Fridays: 08:00 -17:00
Saturdays: 09:00 - 15:00
Sundays and Public Holidays: Open on request

Entrance fees:
School groups: Learners: R10 in uniform, R15 without uniform. Teachers: free 
Local school groups: Learners: R5 in uniform, R10 without uniform. Teachers: free 
Children: R30  
Students: R20 (with proof)  
Adults: R50 
Pensioners: R20 (with proof)  
Adult tour group: R50. Tour guide- Free 
VR Tour: R30 
VR Glasses: R20 
SAMA and ICOM members: Free (with proof) 

Website: Cpnelmuseum.co.za
Owned / Funded by / Endorsed by: (Western Cape Government)
Facility Category: Museums
Contact Information:
Street Address:

3 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn, 6620

Postal Address:

PO Box 453, Oudtshoorn, 6620

General Enquiries:
Telephone: 044 272 7306
Fax: 086 553 9226
E-mail: info@cpnelmuseum.co.za
Contact Notes:

Contact person: Museum Manager: Moses Mthethwa 

Email: manager@cpnelmuseum.co.za 

The content on this page was last updated on 15 September 2022