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Top Choice Museum in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

District Six Museum

It's impossible not to be emotionally moved by this museum, which celebrates the once lively multiracial area that was destroyed during apartheid in the 1960s and 1970s, its 60,000 inhabitants forcibly removed. Insi…
Park in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Two Rivers Urban Park

Covering some 240 hectares around the confluence of the Liesbeek and Black Rivers, this new park is one of the city's largest, with the potential to provide a common space for the long-divided communities that surro…
Museum in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Homecoming Centre

This centre houses an annexe of the District Six Museum which is usually open for temporary exhibitions and events. Currently there's a wonderful exhibition of the art works created for the District Huis Kombuis Foo…
Museum in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Cape Town Science Centre

Occupying a rare example of the work of modernist architect Max Policansky, this is a great place to bring kids for attractions such as the giant gyroscope (R5) and tons of Lego. There's also a replica of the Soyuz …
Public Art in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

I Art Woodstock

The sketchy grid of streets off Albert Rd is a canvas for some amazing street art, much of it created during a collaborative project between street artists and Adidas Originals in 2011. More pieces have been added s…
Arts Centre in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

A4 Arts Foundation

Fascinating multimedia exhibitions are staged at this non-profit centre supporting the arts in South Africa. Both local and international contemporary artists create and show their work here. Exhibitions often inclu…
Art Studio in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Greatmore Studios

This pioneer of the Woodstock art scene provides studio space for local artists and visiting overseas artists, with the idea of providing skills transfer and cross-cultural stimulation of ideas and creativity. Visit…
Public Art in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Harvest

Faith47 designed this proud African woman and her crop of reeds, which integrates an electronic lighting system. It's designed to illuminate every time a donation is made to the #ANOTHERLIGHTUP (www.anotherlightup.c…
Public Art in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Land & Liberty

Prolific street artist Faith47 (https://faith47.com) created this eight-storey-tall mother with a baby strapped to her back pointing up towards Lion’s Head.
Art Studio in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Bijou

There are studio spaces for artists and craftspeople in this fabulous art-deco building, once a cinema, including that of blacksmith Conrad Hicks. Some of his work is on display in shopfront gallery, which shares sp…