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Talana Museum

| Talana Hill, Dundee, South Africa
+27 34 212 2654
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Interesting museum

We didn't have long to view, but it seems to cover all sorts of subjects, including glass, rail... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Carol R
Worcester, England, United Kingdom
Ok for a visit while in the area

Enjoyed a lunch at the Miner's Rest and had a ticket for the various museum exhibits which are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
via mobile
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| Talana Hill, Dundee, South Africa
+27 34 212 2654
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We didn't have long to view, but it seems to cover all sorts of subjects, including glass, rail memorabilia, clothes etc.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch at the Miner's Rest and had a ticket for the various museum exhibits which are spread about. Not greatly interesting and some of the things like a section of old office equipment was a bit unremarkable. Gandhi memorial quite nice though. Main...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited mainly for the Talana Battlefield but got so much more! A very well put together museum and covered much more than just the battle at Talana. Take a walk up the hill and get a real feel for the battle with many of...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Most interesting museum to visit. Or rather, series of museums. Loved being able to climb onto an old steam locomotive! Sunday lunch at the restaurant certainly deserves its reputation for the quantity and quality.

Thank peterwP7807IU
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum, battlefield and farm to understand all the history around the area with very good reproductions of the lifestyle of the 19th and the 20th centuries.

Thank zoupyzoup
Reviewed 30 May 2017

One can spend a day here. It covers many aspects of South African history.. The exhibitions are set out in separate buildings all situated on a leafy site.I particularly remember the exhibition on Ghandi and the section on the Boer War.

Thank Ixopoman
Reviewed 12 May 2017

To understand the economic and historical background to this area --there is no better time spent then visiting this museum.

Thank yvonne b
Reviewed 19 April 2017

This Museum, spread over about 20 areas / buildings, has the capability to be very good indeed but I found my visit frustrating. Each building is focused on a particular subject but there is no explanation as to what, why, how they link together –...More

Thank SeriousTraveller01
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Lots of information here, we had a tour with very experienced guide, who went through all of the local history - fascinating, beautiful location

Thank Jackie B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

So well maintained and so much to see - actually needed to allow for more time to fully experience this wonderful site.

Thank Gary R
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