The Council and Mangement of the KwaZulu-Natal Museum cordially invite you to the official opening of

The Nelson Mandela Exhibition
Friday, 21 September 2018

11:00 - 12:30 pm

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RSVP: before 19 September 2018

Some fun activities at the Museum for this spring school holiday time!

Holiday Programme
1 - 5 October 2018

9:00 - 11:00 am each day

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Department of Human Sciences

The Department of Human Sciences has a dynamic team of inter-disciplinary curators who conduct research in archaeology, history, anthropology, rock art, museumology, object biographies and materiality...

Department of Natural Science

The Department of Natural Science is one of two research departments within the museum, housing specimens dating back to 1879...

Education Department

The Department focuses on school curriculum enrichment and museum related environmental education, community outreach projects and community development...

Exhibition Department

KwaZulu-Natal Museum’s Exhibition Department conceptualises, designs and oversees both the permanent and temporary exhibitions within the Museum...

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National Science Week Meeting The Public

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NSW2018# Taking the Museum to the public. The Liberty Midlands Mall provided the Museum with a space for the duration of National Science Week to bring NSW to the public. The exhibition was very well received by the public who showed an interest in the Museum and in science.

National Science Week Day 4

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Day 4 was all about "Education in Action, empowering our science educators to empower and inspire the learners!". Subject advisors from the Department of Education spent the morning with a group of life science educators. They did dissections of organs as well as did a bit of microsope work, annotate drawings, learnt how to calculate magnification and other really cool scientific experiments. The information sharing was for the benefit of learners in grades 10 and 11. #kznmuseumSAASTA

National Science Week Day 3

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National Science Week Day 3 at the KZN Museum was all about making science fun. Learners spent the morning with Fun Science Secret Lab - Pty Ltd and had such a blast with all the super cool fun science experiments. Thanks to Katya for making science so much of fun for the learners. The learners were shown how to make a volcano and geyser using the simplest of ingredients. Have you ever heard of a balloon kekab? Well, it can be done, you just can't eat it! It was truly an interactive session where the learners got to do the experiments and just have fun.

National Science Week Day 2

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NSW2018# Day 2 was so much of fun. The theme was "telling a story with waste". The grade 10 and 11 learners interacted with Museum archaeologists and learnt about how technology and innovation influenced people's lives in the past. Learners then participated in a practical exercise called "The Rubbish Prac". Waste from different environments including items from the past were laid out on table. The learners then had to go through the waste items, like a detective would, piecing together information about people from the clues they found in the rubbish. At the end of the exercise each group presented their findings and they had so much of fun in the process. #kznmuseum

Opening Times

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) : R10.00

Children (4-17 years) : R 2.50 

School Learners on tour : R 1.50 per child

Pensioners & toddlers : FREE