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The Durban Local History Museums

Bergtheil Museum

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Cato Manor
Heritage
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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
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Pinetown
Museum

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Port Natal
Maritime
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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

Neil Stuart-Harris & Jenny Stretton demonstrating the cleaning of museum artefacts, South African Museum Association conference, May 2018 Uncategorised
23rd May 2018

Meet the Team!

Museum's don't just run themselves - it takes a dedicated team of individuals with specialised skills to research the history of artefacts, collate exhibitions…
News
16th May 2018

International Museum Day

What with emails, SMSes, WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat - the list goes on and on - it seems that there's nowhere to hide…
An example of the wayfinder pylons that willl identify the various Durban Liberation Heritage Sites News
9th May 2018

Durban Liberation Heritage Route

An example of the wayfinder pylons that willl identify the various Durban Liberation Heritage Sites Towards the end of last month Durban Local…
The Ulundi being brought ashore to become a permanent exhibit at the Port Natal Maritime Museum, 1988 Exhibitions
3rd May 2018

Port Natal Maritime Museum and the Ulundi

If you’re looking for an outdoor activity to entertain your children this weekend then why not head on down to the Port Natal…
Events
17th April 2018

Liberation Heritage Route Seminar

Far from the staid image many people may have of museums, Durban Local History Museums (DLHM) are constantly innovating the way in which…
Bed warmer hanging on the wall of the 'Bedroom', Bergtheil Museum, Westville, KZN Exhibitions
16th April 2018

Taking You Back in Time

19th Century copper, brass & wood bed warmer One of the wonderful things about museums is their ability to take us back in…

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