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Roddy P
Johannesburg, South Africa845 contributions
Apr 2022 • Couples
It’s an interesting collection of bits and bobs covering loads of different themes in lesser or greater detail. It jumps around a lot and some of the exhibits are very dated. Saying that it is well kept and clean and the staff try. There are some fascinating exhibitions - the Coelacanth being the obvious one and well worth spending time around. R25 per adult to get in makes it affordable. The cafe is closed so don’t worry about that
Written 19 April 2022
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andygouws58
East London, South Africa3 contributions
Feb 2020 • Solo
Plenty parking close to entrance.
Passageways and display halls are large and spacious. The history of the city and the region is well covered by interesting displays.
Written 11 February 2020
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RMaree
Sun City, South Africa1 contribution
Dec 2019 • Family
We really enjoyed our visit to the museum with two boys aged 6 and 3. I did however have hayfever when we walked out. The museum cleanera needs to step up and do their work thoroughly!
Written 31 December 2019
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Sarah Lake
East London, South Africa4 contributions
Oct 2019 • Friends
The museum is lovely BUT the museum cafe / restuarant was a terrible. Our waitor messed up our order twice, the table next to us complained as well regarding their food issues. The waitor seemed to be the chef as he was wearing the uniform of a chef. He was also not friendly nor did he apologise for his mistakes which were made. He was not very clued up on certain food items that was on the menu either nor what we had asked for. Apparently this is a new restuarant which opened but with incompetent employees it will sure fail if things do not improve fast. When we wanted to speak with the manager we were told the manager is not there.....not a great start for a new restuarant....disappointing....
Written 4 October 2019
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Fishingtex
Wakefield, UK44 contributions
Sep 2019 • Couples
We were recommended to visit the museum while we were in East London. Very informative especially the coelacanth exhibition. Also about african culture and life. If your in the area pop in and learn something new.
Written 21 September 2019
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Daphne W
East London, South Africa30 contributions
Jun 2019 • Solo
The EL Museum is a city gem that needs a bit of polishing and dusting. It has a range of excellent exhibits and is home to some great historical artefacts. It is also "home base" to an important international collaboration on archeological studies in Pondoland. Sadly, it is not highlighted enough as a worthy destination. Perhaps it has to do with the fact that the entrance is "hidden" and for locals the entry fee may a consideration, especially for families.
Written 5 June 2019
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johnmathe4
27 contributions
May 2019 • Solo
Top attractions of East London,don't forget to visit the Museum when you are in town.i will have memories of this place.well managed place.
Written 4 June 2019
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Guido L
Erkelenz, Germany68 contributions
Mar 2019 • Couples
We went to a lecture in the little auditorium of the museum. After this we were given the opportunity to visit this nice colonial style (inside) museum with a quick tour from the curator himself. A very passionate with a wide knowledge. We considered it as a privilege and were very excited afterwards.
If you have the chance and the time visit this gem.
Written 10 March 2019
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RobertsonRussell
Robertson, South Africa11 contributions
Dec 2018 • Family
This is a well maintained museum with lots of interesting displays. Bonus was the talk to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the discovery of the Ceolocanth. It is great that there is willingness of staff to interact with visitors. It is worth a visit!
Written 23 December 2018
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Siseko Y
6 contributions
May 2018
The large collection of the EC history and heritage takes visitors back to those times, carefully kept artifacts allows visitors to see both the good and the bad history of our country / city. the best galleries for me personally would be the Coelacanth, the maritime history (ship wrecks), beadworks, German settlers gallery and the Living Beehive
Written 17 September 2018
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