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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

Articles
31st March 2020

Wentworth : The Beautiful Game and the Making of Place

What better thing to do while whiling away the hours at home, than read! And you may as well enrich your local knowledge…
News
19th March 2020

Exploring DLHM from the Comfort of your Couch!

Understandably there are many people who are currently working from home and choosing to spend their the weekends indoors rather than out and…
Articles
11th March 2020

The Magic of Music

Like most cities, Durban has its fair share of historic statues and memorials, with most of them referencing the political history of the…
Exhibitions
6th March 2020

Histories of Discrimination

It's a sad common denominator, but South Africa and Germany have a shared history of institutionalised discrimination. South Africa's not so distant political…
Events
27th February 2020

Beer Halls, Pass Laws and Just Cause

Have you ever watched Night at the Museum? Well if you haven't, beware the spoiler, the museum exhibits come to life! And that's…
News
19th February 2020

Andrew Verster: 15 June 1937-16 February 2020

South Africa is mourning the loss of one of it's greatest artists, with the passing of Andrew Vester who died this past Sunday,…

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