WELCOME TO THE 18 GANGSTER MUSEUM

18 Gangster Museum is the first of its kind in Africa. This innovative living museum aims to help South African youth to better understand the treacherous path that too many in their communities take into gangsterism and, ultimately, prison. More importantly, 18 Gangster Museum seeks to offer a positive alternative.

Incorporating immersive text and imagery and a replica prison cell, 18 Gangster Museum’s installations are curated by ex-offenders who share their real-life experiences of gangsterism and prison and how they turned their lives around.

Visit 18 Gangster Museum today, and be part of the movement to demystify the scourge of gangsterism in our communities.

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OUR TOURS

18 Gangster Museum offers various fully guided tours with qualified tour guides and our ex-offender curators. Gain deep insight into the Cape’s gang culture, and get beneath the surface of Khayelitsha, Cape Town’s biggest township. Your tour fee will enable one local school child to visit our museum for free. Help us shape our communities and future leaders. We also offer free WiFi on every tour.

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18 Gangster Museum Tour

MUSEUM TOUR

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18 Gangster Museum Township Tour

3hr WALKING TOUR

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18 Gangster Museum Tour Khyelitsha Tour

WALKING, CYCLING & TAXI TOUR

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ENTERTAINMENT TOUR

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KHAYELITSHA BIG 7

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RESEARCH TOUR

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WEEKEND IN THE TOWNSHIP

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TOWNSHIP OCEAN SURFING

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PRISON & COMMUNITY TOUR

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