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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

Events
7th February 2020

The Annual Surendra Bhana Lecture

This coming Sunday the 1860 Heritage Centre will host the second ever Surendra Bhana Lecture. The lecture, which aims to continue the legacy…
Articles
6th February 2020

Durban’s Tollgate Bridge (Part Two)

Last week we wrote about the fascinating history of Durban's famous Toll Gate bridge, and how it was named for the old toll…
Articles
30th January 2020

Durban’s Tollgate Bridge (Part One)

Coming back from a summer holiday you always knew you were home when Tollgate Bridge appeared in your sights. With its iconic curve…
Events
20th January 2020

Go Big or Go Home!

If you have a passion for local history (and of course, we really hope that you do!), and happen to find yourself in…
Articles
17th January 2020

Sir John Robinson

The interior of the Old House Museum There's something really intriguing about looking at old photographs of Durban and imagining how people once…
Articles
8th January 2020

Durban’s Grand Old Dames (Part Two)

Last week we looked at a number of Durban's oldest buidlings, including our very own Old Court House Museum. This week we continue…

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