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On the 6th of March the Human Science department visited Sheshisamsamo Primary School in Muden, Ntshekane (KZN). The archaeology team presented a talk on Iron Age Archaeology, in particular - the Iron Age of Ntshekane. The main speakers were Dr Gavin Whitelaw and Mr Phumulani Madonda. Ntshekane is close to Greytown and is an Early Iron Age site. The site was first excavated by Professor Tim Maggs in 1973, and now Dr Whitelaw resumed with the work since 2014. The KZN Museum has since established a close relationship with the community of Ntshekane In 2018 the acting headman of the area Mr Mnchunu and some of the villagers including the principal of Sheshisamsamo Primary School, Mrs Myaka were invited by Dr G. Whitelaw to visit the KZN Museum. The talk was presented to grade 6 and 7 learners from the school and was well received by all. 

Youth Day

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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...

Winter Holiday Programme

Fun activities for the kids this winter holiday at the KZN Museum. Suitable for ages 6 - 13 years. Activities are R 25 per day, from 9am - 11am.  18 ...

Africa Day

KZN Museum celebrated Africa Day at the Museum on the 31 May at a joyous and colourful celebration of diversity. The learners came dressed up in tradi...

Night at the Museum

Tickets for the winter edition of the KZN Museum "Night at the Museum" is now on sale for the event which is set for the 28 June from 6:00 - 8:00pm. W...

Biodiversity Day

The KZN Museum celebrated Biodiversity Day on the 22nd of May 2019.  The Theme was “Connecting to our biodiversity, our food, our health”. 7 schools p...

South African Rock Art: A brief introduction

There will be a talk  "South African Rock Art: A brief introduction" by Jeremy Hollmann at the KZN Museum on on Saturday, June 15th at 10:30 am.   Ab...

Archaeology Outreach Activities

In April, Ghilraen Laue (Human Sciences Department) and Samukelisiwe Ngubane (Education Department) visited St Martin’s Pre-primary in Durban to educa...

International Museum Day

The KZN Museum marked International Museum Day by setting up a stand at the Liberty Midlands Mall. The public were treated to many give-aways includin...

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