What's on


The Chavonnes Battery Museum showcases the Archaeological Ruins of a Dutch East India Company Fort, buried for 140 years, and is also host to a robust schedule of international photographic exhibitions, rich in content, and relevant in terms of contemporary thinking and topics.

Exhibitions on view:

Archaeology Ruins / Museum:
Time travel below sea-level to discover the History of Cape Town, detailed displays, exhibits and information boards about 18th Century life at the Cape and the cannons they used to protect it. 

International Photo Exhibition:
“Twenty Seven Years of Photojournalism ” by Nic Bothma in association with the European Pressphoto Agency. [EPA] Award winning photographs including unpublished images of Nelson Mandela


Supporting Programme

The following performances have been scheduled for Museum Night. Please check the programmes on the night.


18:30 – 19:30
Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra


19:30 – 20:00

Refreshments will be available during the intermission.


20:00 – 21:00
 Cape Philharmonic Youth Orchestra