Museum


The La Motte Museum offers a stimulating cultural-historical experience, with displays depicting aspects of the Rupert family, focusing on Dr. Anton and Mrs. Huberte Rupert and the musical career of their daughter Hanneli Rupert. Also featured is the history of La Motte and its magnificently renovated buildings, with a brief review of Cape Dutch architecture, supported by photographs from that era.

From December 2016 and for the duration of 2017, the museum hosts a tribute exhibition to the life and art of South Africa’s greatest masters, Jacob Hendrik Pierneef. Read more.

The museum is the departure point of both the La Motte Historic Walk and La Motte Sculpture Walk, conducted educational tours of respectively, the Cape-Dutch buildings and Sculptures on the estate.

T: +27 (0)21 876 8850 E: museum@la-motte.co.za

Opening Hours: Tue to Sun 09:00 – 17:00.

Please note that Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant and La Motte Farm Shop will be closed for a Winter Break from 17 July to 10 August. During the Winter Break the La Motte Museum will be open Tue to Sat 09:00 – 17:00 (closed on Sunday and Monday)