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The Durban Local History Museums

Bergtheil Museum

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Cato Manor
Heritage
Centre

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KwaMuhle
Museum

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Mpumalanga Heritage Museum

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Old Court
House
Museum

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Old House
Museum

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Pinetown
Museum

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Port Natal
Maritime
Museum

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D-Abouturban is the gateway to KwaZulu-Natal’s rich multi-cultural heritage. eThekwini Municipality exhibits this enthralling history to the public in several unique museums located within the city.

The collections, exhibitions and programmes at the Durban Local History Museums provide a captivating window into eThekwini’s diverse history and rich cultural heritage.

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News, Events, Exhibitions & Articles

Exhibitions
11th July 2018

Mrs Ples (Or is it Mr Ples?)

Pinetown Museum, located in the middle of what's become a bustling commercial area, offers a welcome respite from the noise and commotion of…
The Old House Museum News
4th July 2018

The Old House Museum

The Old House Museum Hidden behind palm fronds in Durban's bustling CBD is the Old House Museum, a replica of the family home…
Events
27th June 2018

Durban Book Fair

This Sunday sees the launch of the Durban Book Fair in Mitchell Park. Booksellers of Mzansi (BOM), a new initiative by the Denis Hurley Centre,…
Inside the Queen Thomo Memorial News
20th June 2018

Umkhumbane Cultural and Heritage Museum

Cato Manor has a long and interesting history and the pulse of the area still beats strong, with a large informal settlement sitting…
Exhibitions
13th June 2018

Passbook Competition: Exhibition

Durban Local History Museums recently celebrated the fifth year of their Passbook Competition with an exhibition at the Durban Art Gallery. The exhibition opening was…
Events
13th June 2018

SAMA National Conference: Call for Submissions

In October this year the South African Museums Association (SAMA) will hold their annual conference, with the theme for 2018 being 'Hyperconnected Museums:…

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