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Visited it to learn of the early German settlements in Natal

Historically this museum is quite informative with its artefacts, since it depicts the early German... read more

Reviewed August 3, 2018
ernstuken
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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
A hidden surprise

Not well advertised - but really worth a visit for some interesting history of old Natal. A house... read more

Reviewed April 21, 2018
irishmike60
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Hillcrest, South Africa
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Reviewed December 19, 2016

I love the authenticity of this museum. Small but well worth it. The museum has many different interesting areas to look at. The history of the area is interesting and the way of life so very different. Feels a lot like walking into a time capsule. Worth the visit.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Deborah C
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Reviewed December 13, 2016

A bit disappointing as there are a lot of repairs needed to the buildings. I am hoping that repairs and maintenance could be budgeted for with this Museum as I think it is important to protect these spaces for our children and their children. Don't think it will be around that long as it will soon need major renovation.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank RL250
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Reviewed October 13, 2016

A quaint venue with a detailed history of Westville and the way the settlers managed on arrival .Excellent artifacts from the isiZulu and Indian community. A real multi- cultural learning experience!

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank sarahrow2015
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Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

OK, you have to make sure you visit when they open. But if you get that right it's like stepping back in time. The house is as it was a hundred years ago with rooms filled with ancient items, dresses, etc. It's not a mega museum but rather a small village time capsule. If you go expecting to experience Westville a hundred years ago you will enjoy it.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed September 30, 2014

must be honest not much of an attraction, attended a morning market and took the time to go through the museum which I suppose was OK but no great shakes, just think that for a historic site not much advertising or actually anything to attract a person to recommend it

Date of experience: November 2013
Thank Cheryl G
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