Uitenhage Historical Museums

Uitenhage Historical Museums

Wander through the fascinating past of Uitenhage, one of the Eastern Cape’s most historical areas, and glimpse the roots of South Africa. The Drostdy, Cuyler Manor and Old Railway Station Museums relate a fascinating chronicle of the communities that called Uitenhage home before and after colonialism. 

The Drostdy follows the historical development of Uitenhage and surrounding districts. It houses exhibitions of toys, porcelain, clothing and an archive library. 

Cuyler Manor is a living farm museum, depicting the early lifestyle of the Eastern Cape folk. 

At the Old Railway Station Museum, the Victorian lifestyle of the period is depicted with interesting items on display such as two steam locomotives from yesteryear.

Pass offer:

Pass holders receive free entry at the Drosdty Museum, Cuyler Manor Museum and Old Railway Station Museum.

How to book: No prior booking required, but is advised. Show card at Drostdy Museum reception or call Drostdy museum and request special offer at any of the museums.


The Drostdy Museum: 50 Caledon Street, Uitenhage.

Cuyler Manor Museum: Old PE Uitenhage Road, Uitenhage.

Old Railway Station Museum: Market Street, Uitenhage

Contact Details:

The Drostdy Museum Tel: 041 992 2063

Cuyler Manor Museum: 041 922 0372

e-mail: uitenhagemuseum@intekom.co.za

Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday 10:00 - 15:30

Friday 10:00 - 15:00