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Numerous museums and historical places crowd central Cape Town: the 17th century Castle of Good Hope houses the William Fehr Collection and offers colourful military ceremonies, fine wines and Cape Malay cuisine. Lining Government Avenue, the historic remnants of the Company Gardens established in 1652 by Jan van Riebeeck, are the South African Museum and Planetarium, the Cultural History Museum, the Jewish Museum and the National Gallery as well as the Michaelis Collection at the Old Town House, porcelain and old furniture at the Koopmans de Wet Huis, the Gold of Africa Museum in the historic Martin Melck Huis and the Centre For The Book, which is housed in Cape Town's most distinguished Edwardian building and whose domed, central reading room houses all contemporary South African publications.