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Queen Thomo Memorial

Umkhumbane Heritage Centre

Years in the making, the Umkhumbane Heritage Cultural and Heritage Museum is finally nearing completion. Umkhumbane (or Cato Manor as it’s also known) is an area with a dark history of forced removals, poverty and crime. Designed and executed by Choromanski Architects, it’s hoped that the complex, which in line with the Municipality’s green strategy is environmentally efficient, will not […]

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Zulu clay pots at the Phansi Museum

Durban’s Local History Museums

What an amazing resource we have in our public museums and heritage centres! Spaces that we seldom visit outside of school outings when we’re children, these institutions provide wonderful insight into the history of Durban, its people, and beyond. The Phansi Museum in Glenwood carries the most wonderful permanent collection of African art and crafts, […]

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