Explore the Durban Local History Museums

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The Local History Museums

Durban’s rich heritage is presented at many unique sites located withinthe city. Some of these sites and collections are managed by private institutions while others are administered by various government departments and educational institutions.

The Ethekwini Municipality is responsible for the seven Local History Museums which are showcased on this website.

Ethekwini, located on the east coast of South Africa offers a glimpse of its history through seven unique museums. Durban, the hub of the region is the gateway to KwaZulu-Natal’s rich multi-cultural heritage..

The collections, exhibitions and programmes at the Durban Local History Museums provide you with a window on our world and a platform for debate. Come and explore!


The Museum Shop:

Greenacres at the Old Court House Museum

The Museums Gift Shop, “Greenacres” at the Old Court House Museum has many tantilizing

items for both young and old.

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About Us

The Durban Local History Museums Trust is a Trust established to assist the Durban Local History Museums in attaining its objectives.

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