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Corners of Albert and Alexandra Road, King William's Town South Africa
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Sacres01 wrote a review May 2019
King William's Town, South Africa17 contributions6 helpful votes
Good museum focused on local and regional information. Some good displays explaining Xhosa culture, construction, and historical wars.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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StephenOdodah wrote a review Jun 2018
Durban, South Africa88 contributions18 helpful votes
Great experience, visited museum with my wife & daughter, the staff are very friendly and accommodating, the place is kept very well & spotless! always a lovely place to visit
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Date of experience: February 2018
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kenhL4615VR wrote a review Nov 2017
King William's Town, South Africa52 contributions10 helpful votes
The current museum is a shell of its former self. It was supposed to be a museum dedicated to the German settlers who arrived in the 1800's. It also had an interesting natural history section, a historical section and a separated Xhosa history section. Since 1994 most of the European exhibits have been removed and replaced with Xhosa exhibits that do not have anything to do with the settler theme of this museum. Fortunately most of the natural history section is still there. The staff are very laid back and not very well informed. How sad.
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Date of experience: July 2017
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shauns2111 wrote a review Dec 2016
South Africa1 036 contributions64 helpful votes
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Very impressed with the museum. Whoever runs the place has tried to give a good overall perspective of the political, cultural and natural world we live in. From replicas and full story of Huberta (who was Hubert until it was realized it was a female), to fully displayed African wildlife, a wide variety of bird eggs,butterfly;s and sea shells on display on display and labled. The political museum section is also worth the visit. Again, a topic which in most cases is boring has been brought to life with screens that portray and explain in detail. These screens are remote sensor-ed so as you walk closer it starts to play. For a minimal fee of about R5.00 it is well worth the visit. Take the children and let them learn at the same time.
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Date of experience: October 2016
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Gigi6404 wrote a review Feb 2016
Uitenhage, South Africa24 contributions5 helpful votes
We experience some good reading material but Huberta the Hippo amused me the most. Please note over weekends you must make an appointment
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Date of experience: February 2016
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