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Get ready for some winter holiday fun as the KZN Museum brings you, Night @ The Museum: Winter Edition! โ„๏ธ Explore the amazing world of our natural and cultural history Museum and engage with our dedicated members of staff. Discover the fascinating world of beekeeping with the KZN Bee Farming Association and enjoy enchanting tales from the puppet show by Le Petit Playhouse. Plenty of fun-filled activities for the entire family to enjoy including a planetarium and VR headsets experience. ๐Ÿคฉ

Donโ€™t miss out on the Museumโ€™s amazing winter offerings, tickets are available online at webtickets or at a Pick nโ€™ Pay store near you.

๐Ÿ—“: Friday, 21 June 2024
โฐ: 5pm - 8pm (doors open at 4:30)
๐Ÿ“: 237 Jabu Ndlovu Street, Pietermaritzburg
๐ŸŽŸ: R50 per person for Night @ The Museum: Winter Edition ๐Ÿ‘‡
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Planetarium and VR Headsets (technology, adventure, palaeontology and astronomy) โ€“ R 30 per session per activity. (๐.๐: ๐๐ฅ๐š๐ง๐ž๐ญ๐š๐ซ๐ข๐ฎ๐ฆ & ๐•๐‘ ๐‡๐ž๐š๐๐ฌ๐ž๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ข๐œ๐ค๐ž๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฅ๐ ๐ฌ๐ž๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฅ๐ฒ)

Shows for Planetarium - limited to 40 people per session
Time slots - 5pm | 6pm | 7pm | 8pm

Shows for VR Headsets (technology, adventure, palaeontology and astronomy) โ€“ limited to 30 people per session.
Time slots - 5pm | 6pm | 7pm |8pm

 Night at the Museum 2024

Fun holiday programme for kiddies at the KZN Museum this school holiday! Arts and crafts activities are all linked to the Museum Exhibitions. Meet staff from our various departments as they talk about all the exciting things you see at the Museum and make a lovely craft to take home. Refreshments will be on sale.
Activities are suitable for kids 5- 13 years of age + ๐…๐ซ๐ž๐ž ๐•๐‘ ๐‡๐ž๐š๐๐ฌ๐ž๐ญ ๐„๐ฑ๐ฉ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ž๐š๐œ๐ก ๐๐š๐ฒโ€™๐ฌ ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐ฏ๐ข๐ญ๐ฒ!
๐ŸŽŸ: R50 per child per day ๐Ÿ‘‡
โฐ: 9am - 11am daily
๐Ÿ—“
17 June - Make your own birdfeeder
18 June - Invertebrate Identification
19 June - Glow-in-the-dark Firefly
20 June โ€“ Fish Wall Hanging
 
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This year, Earth Day is celebrated under the theme, โ€œPlanet vs Plasticsโ€ and raises awareness on the harmful impact plastic pollution has on the planet Earth. By dramatically cutting carbon emissions and plastic production we can strengthen ocean resilience and reduce the impact of climate change in the world. The choice is ours, so let us remember to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
 
wed 2024

Calling all unemployed youth and undergraduates in the KZN! Join us for an exciting opportunity to explore job prospects and discover funding avenues for your business ventures. Connect with industry leaders and unlock your potential.
 
๐’๐ž๐ซ๐ฏ๐ข๐œ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐›๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ๐ž๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ข๐ง๐œ๐ฅ๐ฎ๐๐ž:
 
โ€ข Funding opportunities for emerging businesses
โ€ข Trade and skills training
โ€ข Recruitment opportunities
โ€ข Learnership programs
โ€ข Funding and support for SMMEs
โ€ข Business support for women
  and much more!
 
Attendance is FREE! Booking is essential, send email to ๐›๐ง๐ž๐ง๐ž@๐ง๐ฆ๐ฌ๐š.๐จ๐ซ๐ .๐ณ๐š to confirm your booking.
 
youth workshop 2024No walk-ins will be accepted as space is limited.

With the 2nd term of the schooling curriculum in full swing, it's all systems go for the Museum's Education Department who recently hosted, 106 Grade 12 learners from Phathwa Secondary School (Port Shepstone), for the very first class of the ๐‘ซ๐’‚๐’š ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ด๐’–๐’”๐’†๐’–๐’Ž educational programme of 2024. The ๐‘ซ๐’‚๐’š ๐’‚๐’• ๐’•๐’‰๐’† ๐‘ด๐’–๐’”๐’†๐’–๐’Ž educational programme equips learners with a deeper understanding of historical events and their significance through a comprehensive learning experience, comprising of presentations, video screenings and a tour of the Museum's Freedom Gallery, all relating to grade and content-specific history topics. 
 
For bookings or additional information on all KZN Museum educational programme offerings, kindly contact our reception at 033 345 1404 or send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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Opening Times

Monday to Friday - 9:00 to 16:00 
Saturdays - 9:00 to 16:00 
Sundays - 10:00 to 15:00

ENTRANCE CHARGES

Adults (over 17 years) : R20.00

Children (4-17 years) : R 10.00 

School Learners on tour : R 3.00 per child

Pensioners & toddlers : FREE