Richmond House Museum

Richmond House Museum

19 Wesley Hill Road, Port Alfred

Richmond House


Saturday 30 March 10:00 – 12:30

Unlocking Port Alfred’s Past: Richmond House Museum Reveals Secrets and Stories

Step back in time at Richmond House, a private Museum showcasing the rich history and artifacts of Port Alfred’s most intriguing landmark, The Castle (1840-1999). Discover the secrets behind the development and eventual decline of Port Alfred’s port after 40 years of prosperity. And could it be true that an aircraft is buried on our property?

As you explore, you’ll encounter stories of cannons, battlements, and conflicts that shaped the town’s history. Learn about The Hon William Cock’s ambitious project to redirect the Kowie River in 1839-1840, forever changing Port Alfred’s landscape. Our hour-long guided tours, available by appointment, promise a captivating journey into the past.

Join us during the Port Alfred Easter Festival on Saturday, March 30th, from 10:00 to 12:30(no appointment bookings will be available over the weekend), where admission is by donation. Experience the magic of history come to life at Richmond House Museum!

Contact Sue: 082 4567 437.

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