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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

Exhibitions
23rd February 2021

Deseni Soobben exhibition at the Tate in London

Photographer and journalism lecturer Deseni Soobben will exhibit three of her photographic works at the Tate Modern, alongside famed South African photographer Zanele…
Events
16th February 2021

One City, One Book Campaign Call for Submissions

The eThekwini municipality is once again calling for submissions for their annual 'One City, One Book' campaign which is aimed at cultivating and…
Events
9th February 2021

Hurley Weekend Goes Online

The Denis Hurley Centre hosts its annual 'Hurley Weekend' every year around February 13th, in honour of Archbishop Denis Hurley's passing in 2004.…
ExhibitionsNews
1st February 2021

Zidelise nge-DLHM uhleli entendeni yokunethezeka ekhaya kwakho!

Kuyaqondakala ukuthi baningi abantu abasebenzela ekhaya, baphinde bakhethe ukuchitha izimpelasonto zabo ekhaya ukunokuba uvanzi ngaphandle, sikubone kuyisikhathi esihle kakhulu lesi ukuthi sike sibheke…
Exhibitions
26th January 2021

The year of African museums?

Ghanaian art historian, filmmaker and writer, Nana Oforiatta Ayim, has suggested that 2021 might be the year of the 'African Museum'. As museums and cultural…
ExhibitionsPeople
19th January 2021

Remembering Alan Paton’s fight for justice

KwaZulu-Natal-born author and anti-apartheid activist Alan Stuart Paton was born on the 11th of January 1903. This year thus marks 118 years since…

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