Worcester Beck House and Kleinplasie Open Air Museum

Beck House Museum at Baring Street, Worcester

Worcester is surrounded with many beautiful wine farms, all within a 20 minute drive. You are now in the heart of the wine country. History can be viewed and appreciated at Beck House Museum and Kleinplasie Museum in town. The closest Game farm is 2 km away.

Beck House Museum

Beck House (1841) is Cornelius Beck's Dutch-style Victorian house museum home includes an attractive garden, an outdoor bath house. It is furnished in the style of a 19th Century townhouse.

Hours: Mon-Fri 09:00-13:00 & 13:30-16:30

Location and Contact Of Beck House Museum

Visiting Address: 21 Baring Street, Worcester
Postal address: P O Box 557, Worcester, 6849
Tel: 023 342 4259, (0231) 22225/6
Fax: (0231) 74134

Kleinplasie Open Air Museum

The Kleinplasie Open Air Museum, a farm museum, showcases the wine culture and the characteristic architecture of the winelands. Oldest herb garden in the world. Living, open-air farm museum where one can experience what pioneer farm life was like in the early parts of the century. There is a tobacco shed, an early farm dwelling, a soap kitchen, a blacksmith`s shop and a water mill, to name a few. Activities include baking, harvesting, witblits, tobacco rolling, coffee roasting, soap making, donkey cart rides, candle-making, shearing, slaughtering and much more. There is a huge collection of farming artefacts. An added attraction is the steam train. The farm buzzes with activity all year round, according to the time or the season.

Hours: Open Mon - Sat from 09:00 - 16:30 and Sundays 10:30 to 16:30. No activities on Sunday.

Location and Contact Of Kleinplasie Open Air Museum

Visiting Address: Traub Street, On the Robertson Road, Worcester 6849, Western Cape province
Postal address: P O Box 557, Worcester, 6849
Phone: 0231 22225/6
Fax: 0231 74134
Email: mdja...@kleinplasie.co.za
Kleinplasie Open Air Museum On The Web: http://www.kleinplasie.co.za/
Worcester Kleinplasie Open Air Museum