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The Campbell Collections

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The Killie Campbell Museum epitomises "hidden gem". While a little unsuspecting and without a great... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
JustinWRA
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Durban, South Africa
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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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Corner of Marriott and Essenwood roads, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 207 3432
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Easy to find and one can park in the grounds. We arrived a little later than the appointment i had made but we were made welcome by the young man on duty in the house who acted as our guide. He was very enthusiastic and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kevan T
Reviewed August 22, 2018

The Killie Campbell Museum epitomises "hidden gem". While a little unsuspecting and without a great deal of information online it proved to be a surprising and rewarding visit. Lulu the museum curator was available and took me on a guided tour of this the private...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JustinWRA
Reviewed June 11, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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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!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Peter F
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....

Date of experience: July 2017
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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

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank Luc V
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

Date of experience: December 2016
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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

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank unguidedmissal
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

Date of experience: March 2014
6  Thank Dagmar H
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

Date of experience: July 2013
2  Thank Melissa A
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