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All reviews coal mining boer war well worth a visit couple of hours few hours steam train something for everyone local history interesting exhibits large area pies battlefield tour great lunch office equipment all sorts dundee area south african history
We visited the Talana museum grounds one lazy Sunday afternoon in January 2018.
Though the museum and library were closed we ate a buffet lunch at the Talana Coffeeshop/restaurant and then worked our way through the several open buildings on the grounds.
We felt like...More
We visited Talana Museum to look at some old Iscor, mining memorabilia.
I was pleasantly surprised when we started moving between the various exhibits. The effort made to make each exhibit as realistic as possible is extremely impressive and done very well.
The attention to...More
There is much to see and learn at this amazing museum. Very friendly and helpful staff. It is well worth the money to get a guide to take you through the museum. We had Bornwell as our fantastic guide, and he was a mine of...More
A drive to Talana Museum had us arriving in time for a Sunday Lunch. The Shoshaloza Train, The Ghandi Memorial, The Music Hall, The old mining equipment was all so interesting. We had a lovely lunch which included 4 meats, 9 vegetables and a divine...More
At first I thought this was your bog standard local museum with local bric-a-brac and not a lot more but a little exploring showed lots of depth and some interesting narratives. Could have spent a lot longer there.
An incredible amount of information is housed in the various parts of this museum. As well as history of the local battlefields, there are areas on coal mining, glass works, beading, recreations of shops, as well as being a famous battle site in its own...More