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I was pleasantly surprised that there was no entrance fee to view what the Museum held. There was one side that was being renovated thus the only place they left open was the Bird side and the art exhibition area. Loved the knowledge though.
We went in the school holidays and almost everything was closed for renovation. The bird exhibit was open which we thoroughly enjoyed and the approximately 10 things on show in the art room were very disappointing. And that was all that was open to view.
What a wonderful experience. Fascinating and well worth the visit.
The art gallery is a must. Visited with my Daughter in law and 3 granddaughters, between the ages of 4 and 7, which proved a bit hectic as they were fascinated in the beginning, but...More
Having visited the museum as a child it was great to go and see it again. There have been updates and the museum isn't in terribly bad shape! Definitely needs a bit of work though to get it back in shape!
Difficult to find and is located at City Hall but not well sign posted. there is an impressive collection preserved birds insects and mammals. A good hour can be spent here and a good place to take children. If time permits visit the art gallery...More
Inside the Durban City Hall, on the second storey – just walk straight up the staircase. The building is an immense Victorian wedding-cake, you can’t miss it. Free entrance. I spent a good hour in there, and a few minutes as well in the gallery...More
It was an eye opener to go to this museum. This is a must-go place for school kids (and adults) as there is a lot of learning that one can get. It is a good exposure for anyone seeking something different.