Cape Town Museum

Cape Town Museum Saturday 29th October Closure Notice

The SAAF Museum AFB Yplt will be closed on Saturday, 29 October 2016, due to a full Military  funeral that will be held on the base.


Museum Branches are located in Pretoria, Cape Town and Port Elizabeth – No entrance fee is charged.

Cape Town
SAAF Museum, Private Bag X4, Ysterplaat, 7425, South Africa
Telephone: (27) (0) 21 508-6576
Fax: (27) (0) 21 508-6659




The Cape Town Branch is open on

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 07h00 to 15h00

Saturday from 08h30 to 12h00.

The Cape Town Museum Branch is closed on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays.

 PLEASE NOTE: The Cape Town branch will be CLOSED over the Easter Weekend, from Thursday 24th March to Monday 28th March.

Note: The Main Hanger (No 4 Hangar) is closed to visitors on weekdays when the base is operational.

Although we do conduct tours to 4 Hangar on Saturday mornings from 09h00B until ±11h30B it is advisable to contact the museum to find out if this tour is available. Call +27-21-5086576


PLEASE NOTE: This is an active SAAF airfield.

All visitors, including overseas visitors, must produce an Identification Document.

The Friends of the SAAF Museum constantly update and refurbish the exhibits. If you are interested in joining the Friends, please contact us by using the Contact Form.

The Committee for the  Cape Town Branch of the Friends of the SAAF Museum is as follows:-

Robin Meyerowitz                              (Chairman)

Norman Larsen                          (Vice-Chairman/Secretary)

Mike von Bentheim                         (Treasurer/Sales/Kiosk)

Janine Nudblicher       (Projects Co-Ordinator/Membership)

Dave Smith                                      (Projects Co-Ordinator)

Kevin Gillespie                                      (Technical Support)

Leo Houwing                                   (Junior Friends Liaison)


Should you have any queries with regard to the museum, this web site, or anything you think we may be able to assist you with, kindly contact us by using the Contact Form.

Comments or questions are welcome.

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