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The Old Fort

208 Old Fort Place, Durban 4001, South Africa
+27 31 205 1820
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Well worth the visit - Interesting history of other than just the Old Fort

Choc-a-block with memorabilia from the time as well as from the two world wars and some maritime... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2017
irishmike60
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Hillcrest, South Africa
An interesting collection

If it wasn't for Geocaching I probably would never have discovered the little MOTH museum at the... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
FireflyAfrica
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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208 Old Fort Place, Durban 4001, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Choc-a-block with memorabilia from the time as well as from the two world wars and some maritime interest. The curator and a guide are very helpful and informative, and will get on with the tour if you feel they are being too expansive in certain...More

Thank irishmike60
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

If it wasn't for Geocaching I probably would never have discovered the little MOTH museum at the old ford. What an awesome collection of memorabilia and information. Well worth an hour out your day to browse through there.

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Reviewed 12 January 2017

The chapel is small and tends to get hot, it can be used for christenings. The gardens in comparison are cool and there is plenty of shade. The signage is useful, the security/guides are not.

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

Small chapel built during the war. The gardens are steeped in history but the chapel can get really hot in the summer.You'd be forgiven for thinking you were outside the CBD.

Thank dentist2016
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

While walking towards the beach one Saturday or Sunday we were held up by traffic from crossing the rd, as we waited we noticed the old fort that was closed but looked interesting from the front, looking at the front wall a lady came and...More

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Reviewed 26 April 2016

this is a scenic park with the Old Fort Church . i have been here for weddings ,christening and memorial services

Thank kingsrest
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Reviewed 7 February 2016

Very well preserved piece of local history and very beautiful to walk thru. Owner was onsite and offed to open the chapel up for us to see. Very friendly and full of info on the history of the place.

Thank Heather G
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Reviewed 15 January 2016

there is a model of the old fort at the gardens entrance and chapel is really nice and still in use for weddings and christening

Thank kingsrest
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Reviewed 23 December 2015

A great place in the city for a little peace and quiet. Historic chapel for most inter-demoninational services run by a really nice couple. Gardens were tidy and well kept. There is also a history museum on the property.

Thank 1GailF
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Reviewed 25 November 2015 via mobile

Plenty historical viewing and nice memories.Chapel very quaint.We got married there in 1980 and the memory will remain forever!!Nice and peaceful garden to watch the birds and enjoy your lunch.Entrance is free and parking is available in area opposite park.

Thank Janet982
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