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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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Durban
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

Events
27th November 2019

Durban’s Art Deco Treasures

The 1930s Colonial Mutual Building on West Street (now Dr Pixley KaSeme St) It's often claimed that Durban has the largest collection of…
Events
20th November 2019

And the award goes to…..

The 2019 South African Museums Association (SAMA) conference took place in Pietermaritzburg towards the end of last month. At the farewell gala dinner,…
Events
13th November 2019

2019 SAMA Conference

This past month saw museum staff from around the country gather in Pietermaritzburg for the annual South African Museums Association (SAMA) conference. The…
Articles
6th November 2019

Setting History Straight

A few weeks back we wrote about the various impressive statues which are scattered in and around Durban. In recent years though, these…
News
30th October 2019

The JR More and the SAS Durban: An Update

Towards the end of August two of the Durban Maritime Museum's exhibition pieces, namely the JR More and the SAS Durban, were towed…
Articles
23rd October 2019

Durban’s Memorials

As part of Heritage Month this past September the South African National Society challenged its members to photograph memorials and statues in and…

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