Chavonnes Battery Blog

Soldiers and Sailors...

Posted by Willem on Tue August 9, 2016 in The characters.

The Cape of Good Hope was a welcome sight for those on the journey beyond the end of the known world. It meant a reprieve from rancid water, salty meat and ships biscuits filled with weevils. For the soldiers and sailors of the Honorable Company, the promise of a new beginning.

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Why Chavonnes Battery?

Posted by Willem on Mon August 8, 2016 in The characters.

The Social and Military Heritage of the Cape is a fascinating saga with heroes and villains of all color and creed. The Chavonnes Battery invites you to discover the strategic Commercial and Military importance of Cape Town and the harbor in global trade and some of the character’s who left a footprint here. Meander among the Archaeology ruins, explore the international photographic exhibitions, join a Guided Walking Tour or fire a real 18th Century muzzle loaded cannon.

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FREE entry 1st & 2nd May 2016, Celebrating Workers Day

Posted on Fri April 29, 2016.

Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May 2016
9 am to 4 pm

Cannon Firing from 11 am - 1 pm Sunday

Chavonnes Battery Museum
Clock Tower, V&A Waterfront

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CPUT Graduation 2016 - Chavonnes Battery Interns 2014

Posted on Sat April 16, 2016.

CONGRATULATIONS to all the CPUT graduates.

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