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The Campbell Collections

Corner of Marriott and Essenwood roads, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 207 3432
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Excellent on local colonial history, accommodating guides

I turned up on the off-chance that i would be able to get in without making an appointment, and the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
davet65
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London, United Kingdom
Very Informative

This place is well worth a visit. It is both fascinating and informative. It gives a great... read more

Reviewed November 23, 2017
Peter F
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Durban South Africa
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The furniture, household items, clothing and art in this eclectic collection are housed in the 1914 home of sugar baron Sir Marshall Campbell.
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Nov 23, 2017
“Very Informative”
Sep 6, 2017
“Worth a visit”
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Corner of Marriott and Essenwood roads, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 31 207 3432
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I turned up on the off-chance that i would be able to get in without making an appointment, and the security guard suggested that i simply ring on the bell. Nobody came at first, and the security guard very kindly made a phone call to...More

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Reviewed November 23, 2017

This place is well worth a visit. It is both fascinating and informative. It gives a great historical insight to the area . A must visit!

Thank Peter F
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

The campbell collection is worth a visit if you are interested in early Natal Colonial history, best to see it before the government closes it down....

Thank Russ P
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Reviewed February 2, 2017

Although quite difficult to visit, trying to see the Campbell Collection is worth the hassle. When I visited KZN in 2015 I tried to get an appointment to see the collection but power cuts and strict visiting hours plus very obnoxious and unhelpful security guards...More

2  Thank Luc V
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Reviewed December 8, 2016

amazing premises , lovely collection and once you get access to the library, then it is amazing . a treasury trove ,not to be missed

Thank nicolas s
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Reviewed December 31, 2015

Set in a beautiful old Cape Dutch manor house, this collection is an enchanting display of culture, probably lost or nearly so. The house itself is a marvel with its' beautiful period furniture, library and photographs from the early 20th century. But the structure houses...More

2  Thank unguidedmissal
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Reviewed April 2, 2014

I am so happy we found this place - I have been looking for a museum where I could see and study the native costume and adornment ( especially beading) of the African continent, but usually (as a tourist, anyway) one comes across curio markets....More

6  Thank Dagmar H
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Reviewed July 21, 2013

We didn't, but luckily the guide agreed to show us around anyway. There is a bit of everything -- example of a late 19th-early 20th c Cape Dutch house and furnishings, many African -- particularly Zulu -- artifacts and a wonderful collection of paintings by...More

2  Thank Melissa A
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

Very interesting place, outstanding guide , lovely library

1  Thank nicolas s
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

Here you can find any book, you might like to view. From Afrikaner to historical. fascinating.

1  Thank Kay H
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