Plan your visit

Visit the centre to see our exhibitions or join us for one of our regular events including film screenings, lectures and other special public Programmes.

Visiting the centre

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Visiting the centre

Opening hours
Sundays to Thursdays 10am - 5pm
Fridays 10am - 2pm
Closed on Saturdays and Jewish holidays

Location

Gardens Community Centre
88 Hatfield Street
Cape Town
8001
South Africa

Admission
Admission to the Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre is free of charge, however, we welcome and appreciate donations as these support us in sustaining our educational programmes.

Please note:
When visiting the Cape Town Holocaust and Genocide Centre, please bring along your identification document (ID), drivers license or passport for security purposes.

Group reservations
For larger groups we recommend contacting us in advance to organize a group tour. You can contact diana@holocaust.org.za or phone us on +27 21 462 5553.

Accessibility
The centre is fully accessible to visitors who use mobility aids. Elevators are available and restrooms are available on the ground floor.

What you need to bring
When visiting the Cape Town Holocaust & Genocide Centre, please bring your identification document (ID), drivers license or passport for security purposes.

Permanent exhibition

By combining text, archival photographs and film footage, documents, multimedia displays and recreated environments, our permanent exhibition is structured in a way that allows visitors to access the history of the Holocaust and other genocides in their own time and without the need for a dedicated guide.

The pseudo-science of ‘race’, the roots of antisemitism and the institutionalised racism of Apartheid are depicted in the exhibition. The exhibition culminates with photographic display and a 20 minute documentary telling the story of the survivors of the Holocaust who made their homes in Cape Town.

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