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Phansi Museum

500 Esther Roberts Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 206 2889
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  • Average2%
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“zulu culture” (7 reviews)
“african art” (3 reviews)
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500 Esther Roberts Road, Durban 4001, South Africa
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+27 31 206 2889
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11 - 20 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2017

Definitely stop by this place!!! It is incredible! An absolute hidden gem! Durban has some stunning galleries, this is one you will never forget!

Thank natashabT3064VJ
Sharon C, Manager at Phansi Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2017

Thank you for your comments.

Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

A few hours spent at the Phansi Museum does wonders for the soul. The visuality of our history is important. As South Africans and especially Durbanites we should all pass by, To be able to understand the very many images we saw when we were...More

Thank Bobby P
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A gem very close to the city center, the Phansi museum uniquely exhibits artifacts that reflect the cultural kaleidoscope of the KZN area and the rest of the country. From ancient/traditional daily household and kitchen wares, to clothing and jewelry and even weaponry, all items...More

2  Thank Luc V
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Having read about the Phansi Museum in Durban while planning our trip to South Africa, I couldn't have imagined what a jewel we would come upon when we toured this interesting museum. Tucked away in a residential area the museum is filled with a plethora...More

4  Thank Heidi d
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Lots of beadwork, bridal costumes. Staff friendly and helpful, perhaps could have been more informative.

Thank Gail565
Reviewed 30 July 2016

I am not a huge crafts follower, but I still thought this place was great. They have a number of costumes and other day-to-day crafts. To visit, you should call and make an appointment for a (short) tour -- the website doesn't say so, but...More

2  Thank Ken G
Reviewed 28 June 2016

This is a place not to be missed for the exquisite craft heritage it showcases. They are very helpful; there are volunteers who take you around and tell you more about the Zulu crafts. I must say that making a contribution to a place like...More

Thank Devika47
Reviewed 16 May 2016

What a delightful museum! Such a rich collection of African, particularly Zulu artefacts, that are lovingly presented in huge and colourful abundance. We were given a delightful private tour, which had not been pre-booked, by a wonderful lady who punctuated her narrative with her personal...More

2  Thank karine-oliver
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Durban is a fascinating city but the highlight for me was the Phansi Museum, an extraordinary private collection of Zulu clothing and artifacts brought to life by the amazing museum guide, a gifted woman name Phumzile. Life-size dolls dressed in traditional and festive clothing were...More

1  Thank oldladybird
Reviewed 24 January 2016

A visit to the Phansi Museum is inspirational. A collection of ancient and more modern artefacts beautifully preserved depicting the way of life of the Zulu and Xhosa peoples of South Africa along with incredible life-size models of South Africa's ethnic peoples including the Ndebele....More

2  Thank Monique L
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