It is housed in "The Residency" for the Dutch East India Company Governor at the Cape.Simon's Town Museum was developed in 1977 by the Simon's Town Historical Society. The Museum was at first housed in the old Simon's Town Municipality complex, however moved to "The Residency" in 1982.
The building has a long history, having been used as a center, post office, school, conventions house, police central command, gaol and officer's court.The Simon's Town Museum accumulates and shows the social history of the overall public of Simon's Town and their relationship with the Dutch East India Company and the Royal Navy.The Friends of the Simon's Town Museum are inviting volunteers to help with running preparing ventures and occasions.
Schools and social events visit the Museum reliably and we are looking for additional volunteers to enable the Museum to staff with our diverse activities. The measure of time volunteered is flexible.If you are possessed with supporting at the Museum in some other way, we would be for the most part appreciative.