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KwaZulu-Natal Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Excellent place for kids to learn about our heritage

Recently took my kids for a visit here and it was amazing to see how much has changed from me... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Wormyzn
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Night at the Museum

Awesome Night at the museum event! Thoroughly enjoyed - Halloween theme - You should definitely... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2019
DomDup366
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KwaZulu-Natal Museum is a popular tourist and educational amenity and acclaimed centre of scholarly research, offers thousands of visitors a feast of attractive, modern and user friendly displays. The KZN Museum is dedicated to increasing...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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237 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201, South Africa
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+27 33 345 1404
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Reviewed August 6, 2019

Recently took my kids for a visit here and it was amazing to see how much has changed from me visiting as a kid. The Museum has really captured history and found a fun way to present it.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Wormyzn
Reviewed July 9, 2019

Awesome Night at the museum event! Thoroughly enjoyed - Halloween theme - You should definitely check out the museum when visiting PMB

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank DomDup366
Reviewed July 6, 2019

Must visit at least twice. Saw with my very own eyes some very interesting things. Defineatly going for a third visit

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Living in Pmb and not much to do with kids during holidays I decided to visit the museum in Pmb. I was pleasantly surprised that it's one of the few places that's still well maintained.I had kids from 6 years to 9 years and they...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

The animal exhibition is superb! Wide variety of african and some international specimens. Surprised!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Meyer d
Reviewed June 4, 2019

Very interesting ,the way every thing is set out ,history of years gone by and animals,birds that are no longer around ,clean and well marked ,really good place to go ,even children enjoy and to see the wonder on the face's a must to and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 19, 2019

Visited on a shore tour and while there are guides available, it's very easy to get around by yourself since everything is clearly marked. Bottom floor has lots of cases of stuffed species of animals and birds while the top floor is a history of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank OntarioTrekker
Reviewed April 15, 2019

It was raining so we spent the morning here. It was well worth it - the variety of exhibits makes it interesting for most people, and you get to learn a bit about South Africa.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JillianT391
Reviewed March 27, 2019

The displays are good however a little dated. Friendly and helpful staff. Overall a good place to visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Norhes
Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

This was a school trip and the kids as well as the teachers really enjoyed the tour of the museum. There is lots of South African History that's set up very well. There are lovely caves and hands on instruments that really make you feel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Rajahiyer
October 4, 2017|
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Response from Jabu M | Reviewed this property |
The best economical way to reach Pietermaritzburg it's by car for those who love exploring the country side, the distance is about 488 Km single trip and will thus require 5 hours to and 5 hours Re back. You can return... More
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February 1, 2017|
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Taxi cabs appear to be relatively reliable. Companies such as Chedies and Metro Cabs are probably the best.Minibus taxis are not safe though.
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January 3, 2017|
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Parking is a problem in the upper Jabu Ndlovu Str (old Loop Str). You could try the Imperial Hotel (used to be Protea Imperial until recently) across from the Museum. They may assist for a fee. Roadside parking is available... More
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