East London Museum

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East London Museum
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andygouws58
East London, South Africa3 contributions
Mr Andy Gouws
Feb 2020 • Solo
Plenty parking close to entrance.
Passageways and display halls are large and spacious. The history of the city and the region is well covered by interesting displays.
Written February 11, 2020
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RMaree
Sun City, South Africa1 contribution
Nice 1.5hr visit
Dec 2019 • Family
We really enjoyed our visit to the museum with two boys aged 6 and 3. I did however have hayfever when we walked out. The museum cleanera needs to step up and do their work thoroughly!
Written December 31, 2019
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Sarah Lake
East London, South Africa4 contributions
Museum nice BUT museum restuarant TERRIBLE
Oct 2019 • Friends
The museum is lovely BUT the museum cafe / restuarant was a terrible. Our waitor messed up our order twice, the table next to us complained as well regarding their food issues. The waitor seemed to be the chef as he was wearing the uniform of a chef. He was also not friendly nor did he apologise for his mistakes which were made. He was not very clued up on certain food items that was on the menu either nor what we had asked for. Apparently this is a new restuarant which opened but with incompetent employees it will sure fail if things do not improve fast. When we wanted to speak with the manager we were told the manager is not there.....not a great start for a new restuarant....disappointing....
Written October 4, 2019
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Fishingtex
Wakefield, UK44 contributions
Well worth a visit
Sep 2019 • Couples
We were recommended to visit the museum while we were in East London. Very informative especially the coelacanth exhibition. Also about african culture and life. If your in the area pop in and learn something new.
Written September 21, 2019
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Daphne W
East London, South Africa30 contributions
City gem
Jun 2019 • Solo
The EL Museum is a city gem that needs a bit of polishing and dusting. It has a range of excellent exhibits and is home to some great historical artefacts. It is also "home base" to an important international collaboration on archeological studies in Pondoland. Sadly, it is not highlighted enough as a worthy destination. Perhaps it has to do with the fact that the entrance is "hidden" and for locals the entry fee may a consideration, especially for families.
Written June 5, 2019
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johnmathe4
27 contributions
Don't visit east london without visiting this place,top attraction of this town.love every moment at this place.
May 2019 • Solo
Top attractions of East London,don't forget to visit the Museum when you are in town.i will have memories of this place.well managed place.
Written June 4, 2019
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Guido L
Erkelenz, Germany67 contributions
Lecture in East London
Mar 2019 • Couples
We went to a lecture in the little auditorium of the museum. After this we were given the opportunity to visit this nice colonial style (inside) museum with a quick tour from the curator himself. A very passionate with a wide knowledge. We considered it as a privilege and were very excited afterwards.
If you have the chance and the time visit this gem.
Written March 10, 2019
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RobertsonRussell
Robertson, South Africa11 contributions
Entertaining and fun
Dec 2018 • Family
This is a well maintained museum with lots of interesting displays. Bonus was the talk to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the discovery of the Ceolocanth. It is great that there is willingness of staff to interact with visitors. It is worth a visit!
Written December 23, 2018
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Alek
2 contributions
Amazing
Apr 2018 • Family
That trip i hade was amazingley fun. We also went on a trip when I was 11 now I am 19 so keep up the great effort!
Written November 21, 2018
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Siseko Y
6 contributions
RIch history & Heritage
May 2018
The large collection of the EC history and heritage takes visitors back to those times, carefully kept artifacts allows visitors to see both the good and the bad history of our country / city. the best galleries for me personally would be the Coelacanth, the maritime history (ship wrecks), beadworks, German settlers gallery and the Living Beehive
Written September 17, 2018
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