This elegant building was once one of the world’s most reviled buildings, host to the Department of Native Affairs. From here authoritarian apartheid policies were enforced across the populace. Today the building is a museum showcasing important portraits, documents and other memorabilia of the time leading up to the apartheid era and during. The content is starkly honest, yet free of any biases. It’s that very honesty that makes its impact so powerful. It also exhibits the growth of Durban as a secular cultural hotbed since the apartheid days. Most of the displays are in video and photographic form. Tourists often comment on this strange dual nature of the museum that at once acknowledges the sins of its past yet glorifies the contribution the population has been making.
Kwa Muhle Museum Travel Tips
- There are appropriate toilet facilities for disabled and maternity bound visitors.
- Parking on-site is free.
- You may book the courtyard and Lecture Room for private events and talks.
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70.58% of people who visit Durban include Kwa Muhle Museum in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
48.44% of people start their Kwa Muhle Museum visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Kwa Muhle Museum
92.84% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kwa Muhle Museum
Kwa Muhle Museum Reviews & Ratings
Great information to history of our country, the reception ladies were very helpful gave me a lot of insights and felt park of the family
Good museum but on the day I visited. There was nonone to take us on a tour and some of the exhibition rooms were closed
Historicaly very interesting. Spend hours in this museum. Will go again.
Learners enjoyed the guided tour and the displays. Lots of knowledge acquired
Beautiful showcase of South African history.