The Heart of Cape Town Museum celebrates the first human heart transplant in the world, conducted in Cape Town by Professor Chris Barnard on 3 December 1967, and all subsequent transplants conducted at the Groote Schuur Hospital.

The human heart transplant was viewed as one of the greatest moments in medical history, requiring a combination of scientific dedication, human courage, and generosity.

The Heart of Cape Town Museum offers guided as well as walk-about tours. Call (021) 404-1967 to book a tour.


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