Sharing a passion for the preservation of art and culture
The La Motte Museum not only offers displays depicting aspects of the Rupert family,
focusing on Dr. Anton and Mrs. Huberte Rupert and the musical career of their daughter Hanneli Rupert,
but also features the history of La Motte and its magnificently renovated buildings, with a brief review of Cape Dutch architecture.
Permanent host to the heritage collection of Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, the museum also presents other rotating exhibitions.
For 2017: A Tribute to the life and art of South Africa’s greatest masters, JH Pierneef. Read more.
The museum is the departure point of the Historic Walk, Sculpture Walk and Pierneef Experience,
conducted educational tours of respectively, the Cape-Dutch buildings, Sculptures on the estate and the estate’s Pierneef associations.