Citrusdal Museum

Citrusdal Museum

From Citrusdal, follow tourist information signs. The contents of this stone building, originally a church, shed light on both the first San inhabitants and the area's early colonists. Citrusdal Museum reflects the lifestyles and history of the Khoisan and the early pioneers. James Mac Gregor, an entrepreneurial Scot, created Craig Royston in 1860 and made his name and fortune in the valley. Celebrate the Scottish connection.

The enchanting town of Citrusdal is at the foot of the Piekenierskloof and the majestic Cederberg peaks. It is one of the largest citrus growing areas in South Africa. Visit the Citrusdal Museum where tools and utensils used by the Bushmen are on display. Citrusdal museum, which mainly focuses on the history of the town, the first pioneers and the local Khoisan. Next to the museum stands the historical Sandveldhuisie. Today, it houses a coffee shop and an arts & crafts centre. This Citrusdal Museum, housed in a charming stone building that was this tiny hamlet's original church, takes you back to the first San Bushman inhabitant of the area and includes the pioneering days of the early colonists. Exhibitions depicting early pioneer days and Khoisan heritage.

The museum hosts the annual (August / September) Fynbos Enviro - a display combining the cultural heritage with the natural resources of the area. Be sure to visit the Tourism Bureau at the Sandveld-Huisie for specialist information on the Cederberg Wilderness area.

Museum Hours:
Mon-Fri: 8:00-13:00 & 14:00-16:30
Sat: 09:00-12:00 (16:30 in season

Visiting Address:

Citrusdal Museum
Church Street (Corner Kerk and Muller Streets),
Citrusdal, Western Cape
Enquire at Info Office 022 - 9213210
More Details Contact citrusdal tourism information bureau:
Citrusdal Museum, Citrusdal, Western Cape