Siege Museum

A museum, decidedly Victorian in character, is housed in the original Market House built in It was utilised during the Anglo Boer War as a ration post.  The nearby battle sites – Elandslaagte, Wagon Hill, Nicholson’s Nek, etc., offer the best of the epic sequence of events leading up to and including the 118 day siege of Ladysmith and its subsequent relief.  The dramatic chain of events depicted in pictures, sketches and posters and illustrated by exhibits of original shell cases,  British  Uniforms and shrapnel, is brought into perspective  by the central exhibition hall.

The Drakensberg

The Drakensberg

Geology The Drakensberg Mountains had their onqm some 200 million years. ago when a vast landmass...

Piet Retief’s Grave

Piet Retief’s Grave

The treaty under which the Voortrekkers received land from Dingane was signed on 6 February 1838....

uMgungundlovu

uMgungundlovu

The  seat of power of Dingane from  1828 to 1839 is preserved as a  site museum. The iKhanda was...

R E Stevenson Museum

R E Stevenson Museum

The R E  Stevenson Museum was established in 1974, and is devoted to the history of the town and...

Old Parsonage Museum

Old Parsonage Museum

This charming sandstone building on the corner of Kerk and Loop Streets, in  Utrecht is now a...

Uys monument

Uys monument

Hlobane 20km east of Vryheid was the scene of a desperate struggle against the Zulu where Boer and...

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