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We were on our way through Darling to Jacob's Bay when I saw a road sign to the museum and couldn't... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2019
Hermanus, South Africa
Friendly, enthusiastic and informative curator.

What a lovely trip into the past! Great to see a rare, old FD Henning, Alice, ginger beer bottle... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2018
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Reviewed February 18, 2019

We were on our way through Darling to Jacob's Bay when I saw a road sign to the museum and couldn't resist. Glad I made the detour. An amazing little museum depicting the history of the area. The curator was friendly and knowledgeable and there...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ZekeStanford
Reviewed November 18, 2018

What a lovely trip into the past! Great to see a rare, old FD Henning, Alice, ginger beer bottle! The meticulously recreated household scenes of yesteryear, are a joy to behold, and from Victorian fashion to Boer war memorabilia, there really is something for everyone...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

The place we were staying suggested we visit here and it was well worth the time and small entrance fee. We knew nothing about Darling before we stayed in the town for a couple of nights but this museum helped us learn a lot more....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gillian G
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Traveled with friends and we were surprised to discover such a well presented collection. Loved the farming section.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank stephanmoser
Reviewed September 19, 2018

A wonderful little place to experience art and culture. The people are also very friendly. Worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JanineT269
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

The museum is well kept and the exhibits are all well presented and lots of information provided. Entry cost is very affordable.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank MikeWMouse
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This was an unexpected surprise! The exhibits are well thought out, it was a real journey down memory lane. And into an era long gone.There is even an interactive section for children. Put together by local folks, it is well worth a visit. There is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank DavidG15773
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Always enjoy going to the Darling museum with its detailed dioramas and information - thank you to the staff who assisted with our meander which lead to sweets, cheese, lunch and beer at 4 separate establishments! Darling Sweets / Udderly Delicious / Marmalade Cat /...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Andre B
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Friendly Staff. What a wonderful travel to the old days. Wonderful town on our doorstep. Will be back

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank michaelporter1907
Reviewed May 21, 2018

Even my teenage daughter enjoyed a wonderful time at this exceptionally well presented museum. Extensive historic information and elaborate exhibitions really bring history to life - even if you are not that much into history. A separate shed houses many wagons and carts. Don't miss...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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