Chavonnes Battery Museum Guided Tour

Cultural & Theme Tours in Cape Town

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Visit Chavonnes Battery Museum, and join a tour guide from a local community on a meander through the early history of Cape Town. Home to archaeological ruins of a Dutch East India Company fort unearthed after 140 years, and host to a robust schedule of international photographic exhibitions, be sure to discover what life was through its in detailed models, exhibits, displays and large information panels. Don an 18th century tricorn hat and take a photo with the authentic working 9-pound muzzle loaded cannon, touch the sand of the original shoreline at the “Cape of Storms / Good Hope,” and don't forget to make a wish in the water well!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Chavonnes Battery Museum, Cape Town Central, Western CapeSite specific trained guides from local communities dressed in period costume take guests on journey to experience the ambiance of 17th and 18th century Cape Town using immersing stories and anecdotes. The tour takes place among the ruins of the old fortification, bringing Cape Town’s history back to life. Duration: 40 minutes

What’s included

  • Tour escort/host
  • Entry/Admission - Chavonnes Battery Museum

What’s not included

  • Gratuities


  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Romantic experience, perfect for couples
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible