CP Nel Museum Museum – Oudtshoorn
C.P.Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn is one of the best small town museums in South Africa
The CP Nel Museum, famed for being one of the best small town museums in South Africa, is housed in the former Oudtshoorn Boys High School at 3 Baron van Reede Street, Oudtshoorn.
C P nel museum was designed by Charles Bullock
This sandstone building with its prominent clock-tower was designed by Charles Bullock and erected in 1906. The main theme of the museum is the ostrich industry, focussing on the ostrich feather boom period (1900 – 1914).
Le roux Town House Museum is in 146 High Street, Oudtshoorn
Le Roux Town House Museum, situated at 146 High Street, Oudtshoorn, forms part of the museum. It was built in 1909 and is an attractive house with stained glass panels reflecting the distinct Art Nouveau style.
Entrance fees to visit both museums:
Adults: R12 pp
Children: R3 pp
CP Nel Museum Entrance Fees:
Mondays – Fridays: 08:00 – 17:00
Saturdays: 09:00 – 13:00
(Closed on Sundays and public holidays)
Le Roux Town House Museum Entrance Fees:
Mondays – Fridays: 09:00 – 13:00 and 14:00 – 17:00
(Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays)