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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

ArticlesExhibitions
10th December 2018

The Feeder

It is interesting how people have different interpretations of what they see in museums, and how an unknown item can create real excitement!…
Exhibitions
6th December 2018

The Natives Taxation and Development Act, Act No 38 of 1958

Community mural in the courtyard of the KwaMuhle Museum The KwaMuhle Museum in Durban's CBD tells the story of the history of the…
News
28th November 2018

Gerald Patrick Kearney: 28th August 1942-23rd November 2018

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Gerald Kearney, known affectionately as 'Paddy'. Paddy was instrumental in…
Articles
21st November 2018

Courting Controversy

Due to the nature of the business that is conducted in courts of law, they are often sites of great controversy. The same…
Articles
21st November 2018

Local History Museum Technical Services Centre

While it is nice to be beside the seaside Durban's sub-tropical climate is very harsh on the physical environment, which means that extra…
News
7th November 2018

Museums as Guardians of History?

A selection of photographs digitised by DLHM Not only the venue of an exciting field trip you took as a child, your local…

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