While at the V&A Waterfront
Iziko Maritime Centre – next to ABSA Bank at the Waterfront
1st floor, Union Castle House, Dock Road
For ship and maritime enthusiasts, located at the bustling V&A Waterfront, the museum puts a unique spin on Cape Town’s history and the city’s relationship with the sea. The museum also houses the earliest existing model of Table Bay harbour, completed by prisoners and warders of Breakwater Prison in 1885.
Open to the public from 10h00–17h00 daily (closed on Workers’ Day & Christmas Day)
Entry: R20 for adults; children R10; family ticket R50 (2 adults + 2 kids)
Tales of the Sea at the Iziko Maritime Centre
Moms & Dads of Teens: Does your teen have a keen interest in maritime history? If so, then this should be music to your teen’s ears. Iziko Maritime Centre will host an hour-long story corner where the curator and educators at the Museum will share the fascinating story of the
Cape Town Castle vessel.
This mail ship arrived in Cape Town in May 1938 carrying mail from Europe, and was requisitioned as a troopship in 1940 that transported American servicemen from the United States to the UK.
Date: 28 June; 3 July; 5 July; 10 July; and 12 July Time: 13h00–14h00
Ages: 12–16 years (recommended) Cost: Children R10; family ticket R50 (2 adults + 2 kids)
Book your seat with Lindinxiwa Mahlasela at firstname.lastname@example.org