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Initiated by a group of former Muslim residents of Simon's Town, Noorul Islam Cultural Museum is a reminder of a ... More
Noorul Islam Cultural Museum
Initiated by a group of former Muslim residents of Simon's Town, Noorul Islam Cultural Museum is a reminder of a community forcibly removed by the previous South African government. The Noorul Islam Historical Society takes one back to the rich Muslim culture that existed in Simon's Town prior to 1967 and the Group Areas Act. At the museum one can see a variety of artifacts, including a bridal chamber, wedding attire, photographs from the 1800s to the present day, hand written Khitaabs, a traditional EID table, a Hadj room and cooking utensils.
As a satellite of the South African Cultural Museum , this museum features exhibits on the Cape Town Muslim community
and historical insight into the city's diverse inhabitants. The museum is situated in a restored home of the historic ...
The Cape Town Tourism Information Centre is located in the heart of the city, a quick stroll from Greenmarket Square.
It is spacious and well laid out with an impressive assortment of brochures as well as maps, magazines, and ...
Walking through Church Square, one can find some points of historical interest. Overlooking the square is the statue of Onze
Jan, the retired Honorable Jan Hendrik Hofmeyr, an influential statesman of the 19th century whose work ensured official recognition ...