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  • Address: Groote Schuur Hospital, Groote Schuur Dr, Observatory, Cape Town, South Africa 7925
  • Admission: South Africans: SAR100; Non-South Africans: SAR200

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Heart of Cape Town Museum Tours

Modern medical advances are remarkable things – so much so that there is a museum in Cape Town at the site of the first human heart transplant, Groote Schuur Hospital.

The Heart of Cape Town Museum is in the still-working hospital, in the actual rooms where that heart transplant took place in December 1967. Exhibits in the museum including features on the man who received the heart transplant, the woman whose heart was donated, and the doctor who performed the historic surgery. The guided tour of the museum lasts about two hours.

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The museum is open daily, with guided tours leaving at 9am, 11am, 1pm, and 3pm. Tickets are SAR100 for South Africans, SAR 200 for non-South Africans, and SAR50 for students.

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