This house gallery is outfitted as a home for a well-to-do Cape family amid the late eighteenth Century.
It houses a portion of the best bits of Cape furniture and silver in the nation, notwithstanding an extremely valuable gathering of pottery.
A family, for example, this would just have possessed the capacity to work with its offer of hirelings and slaves, and late research has exposed the names and callings of some who lived in the house at the time, and additionally the sorts of exercises they would have sought after.
The house opened its entryways as an exhibition hall in 1914, after the passings of its last private proprietors, Marie Koopmans-de Wet and her sister Margaritha.
It is the most established house gallery in the nation. Marie Koopmans-de Wet, after whom the Museum is named, was outstanding amid the South African War for her assistance to the vagrants and dowagers of the Boer republics.