Life & Leisure

The La Motte Museum

The La Motte Museum offers a stimulating cultural-historical experience, with displays depicting aspects of the Rupert family.  The largest room in the museum is dedicated to the life and art of one of South Africa’s greatest masters, Jacob Hendrik Pierneef.  A selection of contemporary art by other distinguished South African artists can also be viewed.  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.  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.

Please note that the Museum will be closed:
For the installation of a new exhibition from 28 November and will reopen on 13 December.
For Christmas on 24, 25 and 26 December.

T: +27 (0)21 876 8850 E:


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