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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

Articles
12th September 2019

The JR More

With the JR More having been taken away for restoration we thought that now would be a good time to provide some background…
The JR More on its way to the SA Shipyards' floating dockNews
6th September 2019

Mystery Solved!

So thankfully our missing vessels weren't stolen in the dead of night, but rather have been taken away for expert restoration! According to…
News
4th September 2019

The Mystery of the Marina

Something's afoot in our harbour! Where once stood the mighty SAS Durban, is now just the deep blue sea as far as the…
People
28th August 2019

Raider of the Lost Ark

If you think of gold, you probably think of the city of Johannesburg or eGoli, the place of gold. This came about as…
Events
21st August 2019

The Hunt for the Haarlem

It may not be on Durban's shores, but the recent development in the hunt for the shipwrecked Dutch East India Company vessel, the Haarlem,…
Events
14th August 2019

SAMA National Conference 2019

Registration is currently open for the 2019 SAMA (South African Museums Association) conference, which takes place between the 21st and 24th October at…

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