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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

Events
8th March 2019

Human Rights Day Seminar

In commemoration of Human Rights Day, and the Sharpeville Massacre which saw close to 70 people losing their lives at the hands of…
Articles
22nd February 2019

The Secret Lives of Maps

Cartography is a relatively specialised area of study, and unsurprisingly you don't come across too many map fanatics these days. That being said…
Events
15th February 2019

Passbook Competition 2019

The Passbook Competition, which was started by Durban Local History Museums in 2013, sees an influx of children from local schools, as learners…
Exhibitions
8th February 2019

And Now for Something Completely Different!

We thought, given that it's a Friday, we would end the week with something light hearted, but thoroughly interesting and entertaining - and…
News
30th January 2019

Bringing Musical History to the People

While not many people may be aware of it, the Community Murals Project (CMP) has been colouring the walls of Durban, and the…
News
23rd January 2019

Move Over Marie Kondo!

While people are going nuts over Japanese organising consultant, Marie Kondo, the museum world just nods their heads - this is old hat for…

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