Museums, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens

ID #2000

Bartholomeu Diaz Museum, Mossel Bay, Garden Route, Western Cape.

Portuguese sailors landed here more than 500 years ago in a caravel, a full-scale replica of which is on show. Antique maritime equipment, artefacts from shipwrecks and the first known map of the area are on display. Outside is the Post Office Tree, used from 1500. AGBart

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