Opening Hours

Museum Opening Hours:
 
Monday to Friday - 8:15 to 16:30
Saturdays - 9:00 to 16:00
Sundays - 10:00 to 15:00
 
Entrance charges:
 
Adults (over 17 years) R 10.00
Pensioners & toddlers  FREE
Children 4-17 years R 2.50
School Learners on tour R 1.50 per child
 
Internet Cafe
 
R 10 for adults, per hour
R 5 for learners, per hour
 
Address:
 
237 Jabu Ndlovu Street
Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
Tel: 27 33 3451404
Fax: 27 33 3450561
 
 
 

Press Kit

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The KwaZulu-Natal Museum - A never-ending journey of discovery!

Description - 200 words

KwaZulu-Natal Museum, a popular tourist and educational amenity and acclaimed centre of scholarly research, offers thousands of visitors a feast of attractive, modern, user friendly displays. The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to increasing understanding of the history of mankind in south-eastern Africa and of the Natural World, through the collection, study and display of real objects. The Museum opened its doors on 30 November 1904 and is now home to several of South Africa's most important heritage collections. The collections are of international renown, and feature regional archaeology, African cultural products, European settler history, seashells, insects and other forms of animal life. The KwaZulu-Natal Museum is proud to be the custodian of one of the most important collections of Zulu craft objects. The largest national museum in KwaZulu-Natal, the KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of objects of cultural and scientific value, concentrating on both the Natural and Human Sciences. The exhibition galleries are continually being upgraded to make the museum even more effective and enjoyable.

Description - 60 words

KwaZulu-Natal Museum, a popular tourist and educational amenity, and acclaimed centre of scholarly research and offers thousands of visitors a feast of attractive, modern, user friendly displays. The largest national museum in KwaZulu-Natal, the KwaZulu-Natal Museum is dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of objects of cultural and scientific value, concentrating on both the Natural and Human Sciences.

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KwaZulu- Natal Museum, dedicated to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of objects of cultural and scientific value, in the fields of Natural and Human Sciences.

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