Museum Night at the V&A Waterfront is back on October 25.  Capetonian’s get to dive into the history and culture of Waterfront museums at no cost from 5pm-10pm.

You ca expect an exciting programme, enthralling performances and the best part is that there are no tickets required. Simply arrive, grab a programme and enjoy.

Participating musuems and institutions are:



6pm Ludwe Danxa Trio

7pm Nicholas Williams Trio

8pm Lhola Amira


Nelson Mandela Gateway


7pm Mendi Processional Walk II – Ritual Performance




5:30pm Izililo azilali elwandle… (cries don’t find comfort in sea waters)

6:30pm Indoni Dance Arts & Leadership Academy: Inkululeko (Freedom)

7:30pm Cape town Concert Brass


Robben Island Jetty 1


5pm You can never touch the same water twice by Alberta Whittle


Iziko Maritime Centre


Springbok Experience Rugby Museum


5pm – 8pm Buskers on the lawn


Cape Medical Museum


6pm The Comet Caesear

7:30pm The Comet Caesar


Two Oceans Aquarium – half-price on all ticket tiers on Museum Night


7pm Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra – String Quartet

8pm Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra – String Quartet



Other attractions at the Waterfront will be offering discounts too. Eat, explore and enjoy with these specials.


The Watershed is home to over 150 local design traders, with an awesome line-up on Museum Night. Enjoy performances by Luna Paige, The Grey Duo, Christian Tiger School and Swing Cats.

Cape Wheel

An iconic feature at the Waterfront, the Cape Wheel will be offering half price on their spectacular 360° views on Museum Night.

Alfred Mall

Home to galleries, stories and great restaurants, Alfred Mall will be seeing live entertainment from 6pm. Expect tunes from 1925Band, Didi & Julez and Dylan Farred.

Boat Operators

As part of Museum Night, Ameera Catamaran sunset cruise will be offering a 50% discounted rate on their 6pm cruise. Space is limited to 35 pax and bookings must be made telephonically at 021 421 0909.

Waterfront Charters

Sunset Cruise on board the Serenity One. Bookings must be made telephonically at 082 900 8234.

Ripleys Believe it or Not! 

Enjoy a 50% discount into the amazing Ripley’s interactive exhibits with more than 170 artifacts.

Future Park

The recent family exhibition will be offering a buy one get one free deal, at R130pp on Museum Night. Kids under a year old get in free.

Photography Museum Night, HSM Images

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