Natural Science Museum, Durban

Natural Science Museum, Durban (must see)

Durban's Natural Science Museum is one of the smallest science museums in South Africa, yet it is one of the busiest. The museum is located on the first floor of Durban City Hall. It opened in 1887 and is sponsored by the eThekwini Municipality. The museum offers a variety of programs and exhibits focused on ecology, biodiversity and conservation. Admission to the museum is free. It is open 363 days a year.

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Natural Science Museum on Map

Sight Name: Natural Science Museum
Sight Location: Durban, South Africa
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
Guide(s) containing this sight: Tour of Durban's Museums and Galleries   Tour of Durban's Museums  

Walking Tours in Durban, South Africa

Create Your Own Walk in Durban

Create Your Own Walk in Durban

Creating your own self-guided walk in Durban is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Central Orientation Walk

Central Orientation Walk

Undoubtedly, Durban's beaches qualify as one of the top local attractions. Sitting on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is a melting pot of African, Indian and colonial influences which is duly reflected in its history, culture and architecture. The key local sights include the City Hall, dating back over 100 years; the Old Station Building, one of the few standing pieces of Victorian...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.1 km
Tour of Durban's Museums

Tour of Durban's Museums

Durban, located in the KwaZulu-Natal region, is imbued with a number of cultural and natural treasures. The museums of Durban reflect the rich history and culture of this wonderful city, documenting every aspect of city's heritage, from military life to its role as a busy South African port. Take this self-guided tour to explore the best museums in Durban.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.7 km
Tour of Durban's Museums and Galleries

Tour of Durban's Museums and Galleries

The numerous galleries and museums in Durban reflect the city's love of art. Visitors to Durban can admire the works of famous KwaZulu Natal artists, as well as internationally recognized masterpieces. Durban Art Gallery is considered one of Durban's best and contains pieces by many acclaimed artists. Don't miss the opportunity to visit some of the most fascinating museums and art...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.5 km
Places of Worship Tour of Durban

Places of Worship Tour of Durban

The city of Durban is an incredible mixture of different religions and cultures. Christian and Muslim faiths exist alongside traditional African beliefs. There are a number of beautiful mosques, churches and temples in this wonderful city. Take the following tour to explore the stunning and varied places of worship in Durban.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 6.5 km
Golden Mile Tour of Durban

Golden Mile Tour of Durban

The Golden Mile is undoubtedly one of the most prominent tourist attractions in Durban. The wide stretch of beautiful beaches, separated by piers, offers a great opportunity for tourists to enjoy the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. The Golden Mile has always been a popular destination for both domestic and international travelers. Take the following self-guided tour to explore the best Golden...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.1 km