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Talana Museum

| Talana Hill, Dundee, South Africa
+27 34 212 2654
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Great experience

So much to see at this museum, very well kept and full of interesting facts, exhibits. Need a few... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
EllaDurban
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Durban
Brilliant!

Who would have thought that the small town of Dundee would deliver such a treasure? Wow! With so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CareneMouton
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good42%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“coal mining” (24 reviews)
“boer war” (16 reviews)
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| Talana Hill, Dundee, South Africa
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+27 34 212 2654
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Reviewed 4 days ago

So much to see at this museum, very well kept and full of interesting facts, exhibits. Need a few hours to take it all in.

Thank EllaDurban
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Who would have thought that the small town of Dundee would deliver such a treasure? Wow! With so much to see, learn and read, I underestimated the time that I would spend here. Though a bit outdated, the museum provides an interactive and enthralling manner...More

Thank CareneMouton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a wonderful day at the Talana Museum, learning about the Coal Industry in this area and its workers, as well as the Anglo Boer War. Sadly we ran out of time and were unable to visit the Zulu Cultural visit. We thought that...More

Thank DobbsBanbury
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great lunch at the restaurant here and then toured the museum with old mining exhibits, fashion and glass through the 1900s. There is an old steam train and carriage set up in 1930s style for dining.

Thank Liz G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in awe of the size of the complex and the quality of the displays. If you go through Dundee without visiting this museum, then you definately miss out.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful place filled with various history categories from a glass museum to a mining museum and the original houses of the founders of Dundee, was amazed at how well preserved everything was and how much I learnt. We also had lunch at the little...More

Thank PaulvdNest
Reviewed 18 December 2017

you can learn the history of the area the coal area and the coal mining for children and grands old mining aparats

Thank rifatkiral
Reviewed 12 December 2017

A very interesting museum spread out in a number of buildings over quite a large area with a variety of subjects. The mining museum is of particular interest. Also had a nice meal in the restaurant whilst here.

Thank GreekGeek16
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

This was a very nice experience. It is well kept and very interesting. The information was easily obtainable and relevant. Well worth a visit!

Thank Haneke R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We did the Battlefields Tour on the Saturday with Elizabeth from Chez Nous BB and on Sunday went to the Museum. This was so well kept and all that we had learnt on the Saturday could be seen in the museum which added to interesting...More

Thank anitaduckitt
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