Thames Historical Museum

The collection features articles from early Thames including a unique display of handcrafted Kauri models of heritage buildings and the interior of a merchants house. Displays include examples of heavy industry associated with gold mining, the local fishing industry and souvenir china.

Contact Details

503 Cochrane St, Grahamstown THAMES 3500

64-7-868 8509,


Visitor Information

Corner of Pollen and Cochrane Streets, Grahamstown, Thames. North end of Pollen Street.

Daily 10am

Adult $5.00 Child $2.00 Family $10.00 Groups welcome School Groups $2.00 per person, including adults.


Wheelchair access



Guided tour

Membership club


Other Facilities

Education programmes by prior arrangement / Museum brochures / Tourist brochures / Shop
-37.13416 175.5401 16 Thames Historical Museum
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