Talana Museum

Dundee has a unique museum that is situated on the Talana battlefield and housed in the original house and farm buildings of Peter Smith.   It depicts the military history of the area and the agricultural history of the Biggersberg.  A replica of an old mine building houses the Chamber of Mines’ Coal Museum.  Then there is the Consol Glass Museum, the Corrobrick heritage display and a reproduction of a street scene of Dundee in 1912.  A miner’s cottage has been relocated to the museum and depicts the life style of a coal miner in the 1920’s. The Talana Museum covers 8 hectares.

Fort Napier

Fort Napier

Fort Napier stands on a hill to the west of Pietermaritzburg, at the top of Church Street and...

Old Government House

Old Government House

The Colonial Government bought this house in Long Market Street from Sir Benjamin Pine, Lieutenant...

St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter's Church, or Bishop J.W. Colenso's Cathedral, stands at the corner of Church and Chapel...

Old Colonial Building

Old Colonial Building

There was an urgent need in Pietermaritzburg for a convening place for the Supreme Court as well...

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