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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

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.…
News
26th September 2018

A Dinosaur Graveyard

Palaeontology might be the realm of science rather than history, but considering that dinosaurs are said to have lived between 245 and 66 million…
King Goodwill Zwelithini News
20th September 2018

Heritage Day

On Monday people across South Africa will celebrate Heritage Day by dressing in traditional attire, getting together with friends over a hot braai,…
News
12th September 2018

Amandla!

Amandla: The Liberation Heritage of Durban is a joint project of the National Heritage Council and the eThekwini Municipality which is managed by Durban Local History…
News
4th September 2018

The Ulwazi Programme

In addition to Durban Local History Museums being responsible for a number of physical sites where artefacts are stored and displayed, they are…

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