The Mohair Experience Museum

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About The Mohair Experience Museum

The Mohair Experience Museum

Was built at the Jansenville Museum (Sid Fourie House) and was officially opened in November 2009 with the International Mohair Summit held in Jansenville and Graaff - Reinet. It is an experience to watch the processes of mohair - from the goat to the garment or fabric. There is also a shop in this building with the finest mohair products supplied by various suppliers of mohair products.

Angora goats form the main branch of farming in the Jansenville district and, while wool and meat are also produced, the economy of the town and the district depends largely on the diamond fibre mohair.

Directions to The Mohair Experience Museum

GPS :  32° 56' 49.43" S  /  24° 40' 0.51" E

From Port Elizabeth

Enter Jansenville over the bridge, cross the first street and half way down the following block on the left hand side The Mohair Experience Museum is clearly marked.

From Graaff-Reinet

Enter Jansenville on the R75, cross the 4 way stop in the middle of town and half way down the following block on the right hand side The Mohair Experience Museum is clearly marked.

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