18th-century mansion with six galleries (courtesy Cape Town Tourism)
Hidden behind a high, whitewashed wall near the National Gallery, this 18th-century mansion was built as a home for Willem Cornelis Boers from the Dutch East India Company. It houses six galleries displaying watercolours, engravings and lithographs depicting the history of the Cape. Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm. Adult R20; child (6-18) R10.