The Great Fish River Museum, Cradock


About The Great Fish River Museum, Cradock

The Great Fish River Museum is housed in a building in Commissioner Street behind the municipal offices.

The Museum depicts the earlier history of the Eastern Province pioneers from 1840 to 1900. The coach house, houses an ox wagon, a four-horse cart, a Cape cart and a hearse from the early settlers period.

The garden is a typical example of a parsonage garden of 100 years ago.

Displays in the main building show the history of Cradock, the 1820 Settlers and Voortrekkers.

A new addition to the main building is a photographic display of Nelson Mandela and his life in the struggle. Also on the premises, The Cradock Four Gallery comprises of a text and photo display on the history of these well known activists.

Opening hours: Tuesdays – Fridays: 08:00 – 16:00
Saturdays: 08:00 – 12:00

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GPS :  32° 10' 13.69" S / 25° 37' 01.30" E

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