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Iziko Museums

Groot Constantia sets a benchmark by which the heritage of the Cape is measured in terms of its history, architecture, collection, estate wines, food quality, hospitality, physical appearance, conduct and service excellence.

Klink Awards - Vote NowThe following historical buildings located at Groot Constantia, form part of the Iziko Museums of South Africa:

  • Orientation Centre

    This centre houses an exhibition of several artifacts and photographs depicting the history of the estate.  Upon visiting the farm take time to spend a few minutes here.

    Open Daily 10h00 – 17h00

    Contact details:
    Tel: +27 21 / 795-5149, +27 21 795-5140

  • Homestead

    Simon van der Stel chose these lovely surroundings to build his impressive home more than 330 years ago. During the 1790's it was rebuilt to its current form.

    It currently hosts a selection of old Cape furniture donated by the late Mr Alfred A de Pass in 1927, which came from his own collection from Falmouth, England.

    Open Daily 10h00 – 17h00

    Contact details:
    Tel: +27 21 / 795-5149, +27 21 795-5140

  • Museum Rates

    Manor HouseRates
    Students up to 18 yrs.
    S.A. Student Card)
    (S.A. Pensioners Card)

    We also offer free entrance on certain commemorative days. For more info visit

For directions to our estate click here

Disclaimer: The entire estate is a national heritage and fully operational farm. Although care is taken to make your visit as enjoyable as possible, visitors enter the premises at their own risk. We reserve the right of admission.