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Durban and KwaZulu-Natal Sights

Durban Natural Science Museum

  • Anton Lembede (Smith) and Church sts. Map It
  • City Centre

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

Despite its small size, this museum provides an excellent introduction to Africa's numerous wild mammals (the displays include a stuffed elephant and leopard, as well as smaller mammals like wild dogs and vervet monkeys), plants, birds, reptiles, and insects. It's a great place to bring the kids or to familiarize yourself with the local wildlife before heading up to the game parks in northern KwaZulu-Natal. At one popular gallery, the KwaNunu Insect Arcade, giant insect replicas adorn the wall; another, the bird gallery, showcases a variety of stuffed birds, including flamingos, ostriches, eagles, and penguins.

Sight Information

Address:

City Hall, Anton Lembede (Smith) and Church sts., 1st fl., Durban, 4001, South Africa

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Phone:

031-311–2256

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Mon.–Sat. 8:30–4, Sun. 11–4

Updated 11/07/2014

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