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Soldiers Memorial Museum - CLOSED

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A glowing insight into the German soldier - why they lost the war

It is always good to see both sides of any story. This museum shows original artefacts that the... read more

Reviewed 17 February 2014
worldtravellerplus72
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Ledbury, United Kingdom
Some thing different

We visited this after reading reviews on TA and as I have an interest in Arms and militaria.Upon... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2014
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May 10, 2014
“The museum is unfortunately closed”
Feb 17, 2014
“A glowing insight into the German soldier - why they lost the war”
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A Military Museum dedicated to the experience of the individual soldier. His story, uniform and equipment. The only kind in South Africa. Guided personal tours for small groups. A very unique experience in Hermanus. “There is no glamour in war, only...more
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4 Aberdeen Street, Hermanus, Overstrand 7200, South Africa
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

Having read the reviews we were excited to visit but alas the musuem is no longer operating. We bumped into the owner who runs a restaurant at Die Voorskoten only to learn he'd closed the doors. Chatting we nonetheless learned some fascinating facts - what...More

Date of experience: May 2014
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Reviewed 17 February 2014

It is always good to see both sides of any story. This museum shows original artefacts that the German soldier depended upon when he went to war - fascinating and an experience not to be missed. Well worth the effort of finding this gem

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank worldtravellerplus72
Reviewed 8 February 2014

We visited this after reading reviews on TA and as I have an interest in Arms and militaria.Upon arriving we were told thet it was closed at that time but a lady rang the owner and we arranged to come back later that afternoon and...More

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank 007Hereford
Reviewed 5 February 2014

This museum absolutely justify the reviews it is getting. It is remarkably intense and informative. The combination of artfacts and the owners knowledge makes fot a great experience.

Date of experience: February 2014
Thank Erwin R
Reviewed 24 January 2014

I visited this museum, expecting to find a few hats in a cupboard, but what an unbelievable surprise. This is one, if not the most complete museums of German militaria in the world. It is displayed in a professional manner with the owner making this...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank J F
Reviewed 16 January 2014

A very small museum, basically two rooms, but you would not believe how much history can be crammed into 20 m²... Probably the most extensive exhibition of German WW II memorabilia in the Southern hemisphere. You will see unique uniforms. You will find weapons, certificates,...More

Date of experience: January 2014
Thank Akka J
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The owner really makes this an unforgetful experience. I love museums as it gives one some perspective on life BUT this experience was totally the best. I had a whiskey in The Gundeck lounge and must say I had never been on a "ship gundeck"...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Beth B
Reviewed 7 January 2014

" during a visit to de voorskooten restaurant I also had the opportunity to experience the soldiers memorial museum on the premises and what a unique experience that was. It is totally unique in the artefacts to be seen and the stories told by the...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Andre B
Reviewed 6 January 2014

I was privileged enough to get a guided tour through the memorial. All though most of it had closed the portion that remained is filled with authentic pieces that you most likely will not encounter anywhere else. The gent that guided us very friendly and...More

Date of experience: December 2013
Thank Steven D
Reviewed 28 September 2013

I took my 12 yr old son to the Soldiers Memorial Museum in Hermanus after reading the Trip Advisor reviews. We were not disappointed. Even though the museum was being moved and some of the displays were missing, the owner gave us a fascinating personal...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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