Koopmans-De Wet House



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Set amid the hustle and bustle of Strand Street, this Cape Dutch building designed by the architect Louis Thibault was the first privately owned townhouse to be opened as a public museum - in 1914. Once belonging to the wealthy socialite Marie Koopmans-De Wet, it is furnished to re-create an 18th-century residential home and showcases an exquisite collection of Cape furniture, eastern and Dutch crockery and red quarry tiles imported from Batavia.

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Koopmans-De Wet House details

35 Strand Street

Area Cape Town

Telephone 21 481 3935

Koopmans-De Wet House website

Open 10am-5pm Tue-Thur.

Admission R10; R5 reductions; free under-16s.