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Durban City Centre

City Centre

Attractions and Travel Hints

Tourist Junction
The Tourist Information City Hall Durbanis located at the corner of Garner and Pine Streets. Map of Durban available.

City Hall
The City Hall in West Street houses the municipality and the library, the Natural Science Museum and the Art Gallery. The museum is open daily. No entrance fee. The art gallery is on the 1st floor. Contemporary South African art. No entrance fee. Tel 031 3112256.

exhibit old court museumOld Court House Museum
This building in Aliwal Street (corner of Smith Street) is a National Monument, built in the year 1866 as the seat of the high court. It houses the Local History Museum and documents the history of the city of Durban. Open: Mo - Sat 8:30 am to 4 pm. No entrance fee. Tel (031) 3112229.

Kwa Muhle Museum
The museum lies in Ordnance Road and is highly recommendable. It documents the history of racial segragation and the suppression of the black population during the Apartheid era. Open: Mo - Fr 8:30 to 16:00. No entrance fee. Tel (031) 3112223.

Old Fort DurbanOld Fort
The Old Fort - situated a bit off the centre in Old Fort Road - is a National Monument. It is surrounded by a park. In 1842 the fort was besieged by the Boers. The Warriors' Gate Moth Museum - next door - deals with South Africa's military history.

Accommodation in Durban

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