Fish Hoek Valley Museum

The Fish Hoek Valley Museum houses interpretive displays of the Peers Cave excavations as well as collections of local interest. This early inhabitants of Peer’s Cave is a large rock shelter and site of important archaeological value (Fish Hoek man who lived about 15000 years ago was found here). The caves walls are decorated with pre-historic paintings. The Fish Hoek Valley Museum arranges guided walks.

This museum is run by volunteers and focuses on the early inhabitants of Peers Cave, whaling in Fish Hoek and the local community and environment. It offers photos, pictures and historical documents which explore and present the rich history of Fish Hoek. More history of the area can be found at the Fish Hoek Valley museum.

Fish Hoek Valley Museum Hours: Open Tuesdays to Saturdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm, or by appointment.

Location and Contact:
Fish Hoek Valley Museum

Visiting Address: 59 Central Circle, Fish Hoek, Western Cape, Cape Town.
Postal address: P O Box 22483, Fish Hoek, 7975
Contact Person: Joy Coberm
Tel.: 021 782 1752

See and Do around Fish Hoek Valley museum

Millions of years ago Fish Hoek Valley was a narrow strait separating two islands ie the Table Mountain massif and the Cape of Good Hope highlands. Exposed by the receding sea, modern day Fish Hoek Valley’s Routes and attractions are nested within Table Mountain National Park on the Cape Point Route. Why not explore all or some of our Routes eg: Beach and Shopper's Route; A Whale Of A Heritage Route; Fish Hoek Coffee Route; in Fish Hoek Valley; Silvermine Wetlands Route are popular.

Fish Hoek Valley boasts a world class beach, a friendly, safe and relaxed lifestyle environment with excellent health and wellness facilities that nourish the soul. It the ideal hub on the Cape Point Route to think, contemplate, heal and discover the meaningfulness of life. Follow Jagar’s Walk along the rocky coastline to Sunny Cove, where sign boards, explain the life history of the dolphins.


Information Junction, local Whale and Shark Hot line & Trek Fishermen: 021 782 4531/079 391 2105, Fax: 086 650 6778, Email:
Fish Hoek Beach: 021 782 5503
Fish Hoek Valley Museum / Historical Research Services: 021 782 1752
Table Mountain National Park Central Section: 021 789 2456
Walks: Friends of Silvermine Nature Area: 021 782 6144
Leopard Toads, frogs & birds - the Silvermine Wetlands: Riverine Rovers: 021782 6144
Art Society: 0217861895
South Peninsula Handicraft Club: 021 782 3234
False Bay Handicraft Club: 021 788 7213