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Darling Museum

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What a wonderful surpise

Traveled with friends and we were surprised to discover such a well presented collection. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Canton of Basel, Switzerland

A wonderful little place to experience art and culture. The people are also very friendly. Worth... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“butter making”(3 reviews)
“worth a visit”(5 reviews)
“local history”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Pastorie St, Darling, Darling 7345, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Traveled with friends and we were surprised to discover such a well presented collection. Loved the farming section.

Thank stephanmoser
Reviewed 6 days ago

A wonderful little place to experience art and culture. The people are also very friendly. Worth a visit.

Thank JanineT269
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is well kept and the exhibits are all well presented and lots of information provided. Entry cost is very affordable.

Thank MikeMouse2910
Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was an unexpected surprise! The exhibits are well thought out, it was a real journey down memory lane. And into an era long gone.There is even an interactive section for children. Put together by local folks, it is well worth a visit. There is...More

Thank DavidG15773
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Always enjoy going to the Darling museum with its detailed dioramas and information - thank you to the staff who assisted with our meander which lead to sweets, cheese, lunch and beer at 4 separate establishments! Darling Sweets / Udderly Delicious / Marmalade Cat /...More

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Friendly Staff. What a wonderful travel to the old days. Wonderful town on our doorstep. Will be back

Thank michaelporter1907
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Even my teenage daughter enjoyed a wonderful time at this exceptionally well presented museum. Extensive historic information and elaborate exhibitions really bring history to life - even if you are not that much into history. A separate shed houses many wagons and carts. Don't miss...More

Thank the_forest_fairy
Reviewed 20 May 2018

We visited the Darling Museum during an open day, and it was an interesting experience. My partner and I visited once before, but with the open day they had artisans and crafters of various kinds showing off their trades and techniques. It was enjoyable watching...More

Thank AtellR
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Very reasonably priced, with some quaint pieces gathered in "rooms". There is a lot of duplication with 3 almost identical butter churns placed side by side. Well written descriptions help to bring the museum to life. Great for a rainy day in Darling!

Thank TAJagain
Reviewed 20 February 2018

If you are interested in the social history of a place this is for you. I enjoy searching out the little-known and this was well worth the trip. Excellent curator who will tell you as much or as little as you are interested in both...More

Thank Ashsaw
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