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The KZN Museum is definitely the place to visit this end of term break. The Museum has ensured two weeks of fun activities to make sure no one will be bored during the holiday! From the 18 - 22 March the Museum will be hosting a free Book Swap from 10am - 2pm each day. In celebration of Library Week the public is invited to visit the Museum and pick up a book or two, completely free of charge. You can also drop off any unwanted books to the Museum before or during the event. All books, in good condition, will be accepted. 

Samukelisiwe Ngubane, Information Officer at the KwaZulu-Natal Museum is busy trying out the different crafts in readiness for the March Holiday Programme. The programme will run from the 25 - 29 March from 9am - 11am each day. The cost is R 25 per day and the activities are suitable for young children between the ages of 5 - 13 years. Activities include fun interactive sessions about bees and mosquitos, including craft activities, learn about flightless birds and make a chicken pom pom, Easter craft activities and rock art painting. Booking is essential as space is limited. Call Nozipho Mathonsi on 033-3451404 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to make your booking.

Early closure today

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Congratulations Dr Laue

The KZN Museum Council, Management and staff offer their heartiest congratulations to Dr Ghilraen Laue on obtaining her PhD! Ghilraen is a Curator in ...

Successful Night at the Museum

The Museum hosted another very successful Night at the Museum during the June school vacation. The Museum was packed with 1000 visitors who enjoyed al...

World Oceans Day

On the 13 June the KZN Museum participated in a collaborative enviro-outreach event by marking World Oceans Day. KZN Museum’s Chief Outreach Education...

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SOLD OUT!

NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: SOLD OUT!Tickets to the Winter Edition of the Night at the Museum are sold ou! thank you to everyone for the amazing support in s...

New Temporary Exhibition

A new temporary photo exhibition launches at the KZN Museum this weekend - on rural resistance and struggles for land in KwaZulu-Natal, hosted by the ...

Museum closed for fumigation

The Museum will be closing at 3pm today, 21 June, for fumigation of some of the collection rooms. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. We will b...

Youth Day

KZN Museum celebrated youth day on the 13th of June. Youth day is commemorated annually by the museum to highlight the events that happened on the 16t...

Visit the Museum this Father's Day

Father's day is the Sunday, bring dad and the whole family to the Museum for a visit. We are open all weekend including Monday from 9:00 - 4:00 pm. En...

Natural Science Collections Facility Forum

Members of the Natural Science Department attended the Natural Science Collections Facility Forum held at Goudini Spa from 28 – 31 May. The department...

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