Nelson Mandela Gateway and Robben Island Museum

Nowhere else in the world do you have the opportunity to host a conference on this remarkable place: the Robben Island World Heritage Site. If you choose this stylish venue for your next event, and combine it with a specialised tour of the Gateway exhibitions and the island tour, you can be sure that it will be talked about for a long time to come. Some of the up-to-date conference facilities are situated in the former prison and military base on the island.

The museum has a range of venues for hire, from the modern Nelson Mandela Gateway, to the aforementioned comfortable and practical historical buildings on the island, to the Robben Island Museum facility in the V&A Waterfront. All standard conference equipment is on offer, as is basic to luxury catering, transportation to, from, and on the island, cargo freighting, overnight accommodation and technical support. The two conference venues have a capacity of 20 and 120 – 150 (the auditorium) respectively, depending on your conference or function requirements. The historical experience, the memorable setting, and the spectacular views are bound to leave a lasting impression on your guests and delegates.

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As a conference venue, you don’t get anything more memorable than the Robben Island World Heritage site.

Venue Features

Capacity: A 20-seater

Style: Modern, comfortable, practical

Functionality: Air-conditioned. Overhead projectors, laptop projectors, standard conference equipment

The Auditorium Capacity: 120-150 seats, raked

Style: warm wood panels - floor, walls and ceiling. Modern design.

Functionality: Superb acoustics. Several front rows can be removed to create an even larger performance space.

DVD/VHS/CD projector and screen, lighting board and sound system.

Laptop presentation connections.

Technical support

Contact us today to book a site visit and discuss your next event.


021 413 4200