Plan your Visit

The Slave Lodge is one of the oldest buildings in Cape Town. It has answered to many names over the last three centuries, namely the Slave Lodge, Government Offices Building, Old Supreme Court, and South African Cultural History Museum. All these names reflect the long and rich history of the building.

Slave Lodge


Open between 09h00 and 17h00
Monday to Saturday
Closed on Christmas Day and Workers’ Day


Standard Fee

Adults: R60
Children aged 5 to 17: R60
Pensioners and Students: R60

Upon Presentation of Valid SA ID/ SADC Identification

Adults: R40.00
Children aged 5 to 17: R20.00
South African pensioners and students (with valid cards): R20.00 / Free entry on Fridays
School groups: Booked: R15.00; Unbooked: R15.00
Free entry on commemorative days