Archaeologist Gavin Whitelaw from the KwaZulu-Natal Museum will be doing a public talk on this day at 1pm on Glass Beads. Entrance to the museum and for the talk on the 25 May will be free.
Visitors will be in for a treat as museum stalwarts Iris Bornman and Peter Croeser, both retired, take visitors through a unique behind the scenes tour of some of the most popular displays. These include the History Hall and Period Rooms; 1860’s street scene, Pawn Shop, Dress Shop, Blacksmith, cottage, Chemist and Marine Gallery.
There is a special treat in store for visitors on Saturday, 28 May at 10:00 with a storytelling session by Dr Gcina Mhlope, on Indigenous Knowledge. Regular entrance fees apply on the 26, 27 & 28 May. Space is limited so the public is asked to please call Viranna Frank on 3410556 to make a booking to attend any of the sessions.