Experience Robben Island Museum

Welcome to a personal experience of The Robben Island Museum, one of the Cape Town Big 6 destinations and a place deeply engraved in South Africa’s history.

Join the Robben Island Museum Memorial Run

On Saturday, 2nd December 2023, history will come alive on the iconic shores of Robben Island with the The Robben Island Museum Memorial Run.

Free Access For Children During November

Children’s Month is celebrated to honour the young ones who fill our lives with wonder and joy.

Celebrate The Life Of Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

One of the best ways to celebrate Heritage Month is by visiting The Robben Island Museumand learning about the life of South African anti-apartheid revolutionary Robert Sobukwe.

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    Dive Into History: A Journey To Robben Island Museum For Heritage Month

Dive Into History: A Journey To Robben Island Museum For Heritage Month

As Heritage Month approaches, there’s no better time to explore the rich tapestry of South Africa’s past. And what better way to commemorate this special month than by planning a visit to The Robben Island Museum?

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    FAMILY SUNSET EXPERIENCE: Children Under 18 Free Ride On Robben Island Ferry

FAMILY SUNSET EXPERIENCE: Children Under 18 Free Ride On Robben Island Ferry

This holiday season, The Robben Island Museum (RIM) caters to local tourists by introducing a family deal on the sunset family cruises which only applies to South African citizens. Read more…

10 000 Steps Towards Freedom

Bet you thought a history lesson and a fitness session could never work out pleasantly together… well the The Robben Island Museum Walking Tour will most certainly change your perspective. Read about our recent 10 000 steps explorative journey on the island.

Robben Island – an adventure for the day

Upon approaching Robben Island there is a sense of calmness that washes over you, as you gaze over the terrain. For an Alcatraz of sorts, with a rather dark history, Robben Island is one of the Mother City’s most beautiful destinations. It encompasses the rich history of the world heritage site. The Robben Island Museum (RIM) history recounts the tale of Nelson Mandela’s imprisonment on the Island for eighteen years.

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    Here’s 6 ways to fall in love with Cape Town this February 

Here’s 6 ways to fall in love with Cape Town this February 

It’s the ultimate debate topic – do you prefer a sunrise or a sunset? Regardless, we can offer the perfect sun-gazing spots, this February, right here so you can fall in love with Cape Town.

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    Robben Island Museum announces a new walking tour visitor experience

Robben Island Museum announces a new walking tour visitor experience

The Robben Island Museum (RIM) is pleased to announce a new Walking Tour, which will allow tourists to explore Robben Island’s rich history and biodiversity while walking in the footsteps of South African legends. This exciting new tour will start on Friday 31 December 2021 and the tickets will be available from 28 December on our online booking platform.