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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
15th May 2019

International Museums Day

International Museum Day was established by the International Council of Museums (ICOM) in 1977, and has grown with each successive year. Last year…
Articles
8th May 2019

The Role of the Archivist

When you walk through the doors of your local history museum you may not think of all the different people it takes to…
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 of…

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