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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

News
7th November 2018

Museums as Guardians of History

A selection of photographs digitised by DLHM Far from just being the venue of an exciting field trip you took as a child,…
News
31st October 2018

The South African Native Corps

Earlier this month we briefly mentioned the SS Mendi, which was featured on the cover of the latest Issue of Umlando, the Durban…
NewsPeople
25th October 2018

Rodney Choromanski

As you make your way through the streets of Cato Manor, there appears before you an incredible site, the newly built uMkhumbane Cultural and…
Exhibitions
17th October 2018

Andrew Zondo: Why I did it?

The KwaMuhle Museum, which conveniently sits on the outskirts of Durban's CBD, houses a number of permanent exhibitions, one of which drew a…
Articles
10th October 2018

Umlando

In addition to the scores of articles written for the various websites that fall under the curatorship of Durban Local History Museums, the…
News
3rd October 2018

Do our Museums Need to be Transformed?

Last week Bongi Gwala hosted an interesting discussion on the topic of transformation, and whether or not South African museums have fully transformed.…

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