- Guests think Donkin Country House is in a very good location
- 14 Donkin Street, Beaufort West, 6970, Western Cape
Did you know that Prof. Chris Barnard, was born in Beaufort West. The focal point of the museum is the Chris Barnard Exhibition in the stately old building that was the original town hall, built in 1866. Also on display are the many honorary degrees, diplomas and medals awarded to Prof. Barnard after he performed the worldâ€™s first heart transplant on December 3, 1967, as well as gifts sent to the heart pioneer from across the globe.