Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism

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Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism

Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism – Situated inland in Zululand, Dundee KZN is rich in mining, agricultural and military history. In our opinion in Zululand this museum is the best managed and maintained.

Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism – Where and Contact Details

Situated on R33. Managed by Pam McFadden Phone 034 212 2654

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Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism – What to Expect

Talana Museum has the distinct feel of a small mining town. There is a train station with Garrick Locomotive and the Shosholoza carriage, mining sheds, mining and agricultural equipment, farm buildings, general store and even a dance hall.

 

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Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism – Features and Exhibitions

  • History of Coal in Dundee Area – Includes four extensive exhibits. In the past Dundee was the coal mining centre of South Africa.
  • Smith Cottage – The restored home of Peter Smith, the founder of Dundee.
  • Glass, Bead and Fashion Gallery – Be dazzled by a bright rainbow of colors as items from the past depict our multi-cultural history and society.
  • Gift and Curio Shop – Offers a wide variety of locally manufactured clothing, bags bead work, glassware, historical books, Nguni leather cushions and leather handbags, Zulu wire-work and woodwork.
  • The Miners’ Rest Restaurant – Have a home styled snack or cooked meal in surrounds of the past. On Sundays a buffet is offered and a la carte menu, Monday to Saturday.
  • Satyagraha complex – A warm colored quiet place to allow for contemplation. In this area the exhibit of the 1913 Passive Resistance Movement is fully covered. Local Indians are a result of the Indian Indenture labor system.
  • Bronze Bust Statue of Mahatma Gandhi – Is found in the peaceful gardens of the museum.
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Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism

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Talana Museum Dundee KZN Zululand Tourism
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