CP NEL MUSEU 360 VIRTUAL TOUR

Final and completed Museum main building and Le Roux Townhouse 360 virtual tour at R30 Welcome 1. Click on first picture…that appears with “Virtual Tour” written on it Or Click on Explore Tours (On website navigation menu) 2. Click Watch Now button 3. Click on Pay for Access 4. Click on Add to Cart 5. […]

2022 INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM CELEBRATION

CP Nel Museum celebrated International Museum Day by hosting a speech evening contest with six local High/secondary schools on the 26th of May 2022 after two years due to COVID-19. 18 Learners from Oudtshoorn High, Bridgton Secondary, Protea High, Morester Secondary, Fezekile Secondary and Auriel College took part in the speech evening, where they made […]

Le Roux Town House Museum – 1909 (146 High Street)

The Le Roux Townhouse which now forms part of the CP Nel Museum, was built in 1909 when Oudtshoorn was in the midst of the second Ostrich Feather Boom(1900 – 1914). It was designed as a town house by Charles Bullock, well-known architect of “feather palaces” in Oudtshoorn for the Le Roux family of the […]

18 MAY 2022: INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM DAY

Happy International Museum Day! 18 May 2022 May is a Museum Month and is an opportunity to celebrate the contributions of Museums to their communities and to kick-off 2022’s summer tourism season! Museums are a vital asset to hyperlocal tourism. As visitors are once again welcomed through our doors, Museums can emphasize all the ways […]

PROPOSED MUSEUM NAME CHANGE AND THE THEME

Public Notice: Initiative to look at the Museum name change and the theme The CP Nel Museum Board of trustees has supported the initiative and proposed to the Department the process to look at the Museum name change and the Museum Theme. This was based on that, The CP Nel Museum is currently undergoing an […]