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🌿🌍 COLLECT YOUR FREE PLANT 🌿🌍 from the KZN Museum during 29 July - 3 August during National Science Week! 'Portulacaria afra' otherwise known as Spekboom is a proudly South African plant that improves the quality of air we breathe & helps fight climate change - it’s edible, water-wise, easy to grow & suitable for all seasons! (only while stocks last) 🌿

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The KZN Museum is excited to be once again hosting National Science Week from the 29 July – 3 August this year. NSW is an initiative under the Department of Science and Technology and is a celebration of science that happens throughout the country and involves academics and scientists. The theme for 2019 is “Facing the harsh realities of climate change”. The KZN Museum has put together an exciting programme of activities that include in-house programmes, outreach initiatives (with learners, businesses and other stakeholders); members of the public, shopping centres and libraries. Visit our stand outside the Pick n Pay court at the Liberty Midlands Mallfrom the 29 July - 3 August to learn more about the "Harsh Realities of Climate Change".

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The KZN Museum Council, Management and staff offer their heartiest congratulations to Dr Ghilraen Laue on obtaining her PhD! Ghilraen is a Curator in our Human Science Department and she is pictured with Lyn Wadley who is an Honorary Professor of Archaeology, at the University of the Witwatersrand.

Please take note that the Museum will be closing it's doors at 2pm this afternoon, 19 July for some maintenance work. We will open for the weekend as per our normal hours. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

The Museum hosted another very successful Night at the Museum during the June school vacation. The Museum was packed with 1000 visitors who enjoyed all the offerings presented. The feedback from the visitors was very complimentary of the event and the highlight was the walk through the Victorian Gallery where the visitors got to interact with Museum staff who were dressed in period costumes and spoke about items relating to that period. There was so much to see and do on the night, the only complaint was that there was simply not enough time! Watch this space for news about the much anticipated Night at the Museum: Halloween Edition which will be held on the 25 October 2019. Tickets will be on sale from September on Webtickets. The KZN Museum is so grateful to the public for the amazing support.  

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