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Talana Museum

| Talana Hill, Dundee, South Africa
+27 34 212 2654
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Well kept Museum

We did the Battlefields Tour on the Saturday with Elizabeth from Chez Nous BB and on Sunday went to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
anitaduckitt
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Hillcrest, South Africa
Talana Life at Talana Museum

Fantastic experience during the Talana Life Festival. Very much were put into this especially the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeannette E
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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| Talana Hill, Dundee, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Battlefields Tour on the Saturday with Elizabeth from Chez Nous BB and on Sunday went to the Museum. This was so well kept and all that we had learnt on the Saturday could be seen in the museum which added to interesting...More

Thank anitaduckitt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic experience during the Talana Life Festival. Very much were put into this especially the Re-enactment. People dressed up as well and the area, museums and equipment are well looked after. Very clean and such a pleasure to visit, a lot of surprises. Do not...More

Thank Jeannette E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An outdoor museum concerned mainly with the history of the Dundee area; settlers, coal, gandhi, ww1 etc. Some on the battles of the 19th century - but you will get more on this by taking a battlefield tour. We spent an enjoyable 3 hours plus...More

Thank Broaden-the-mind
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is loads to see and experience at the Talana Museum and site. Do not be in a hurry. Read up about it before going. The "pies" that Jenny make at the restaurant is delicious (Cornish pasty or steak pie). Order from her before starting...More

Thank aleydapate
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were at the Talana Museum for the Talana Live weekend. Pam McFadden and her team went all out with the planning of the events. From the emotional wreath laying to commemorate the battle of Talana on the Friday evening, up until the end of...More

Thank Hill_Belle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't have long to view, but it seems to cover all sorts of subjects, including glass, rail memorabilia, clothes etc.

Thank Carol R
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lunch at the Miner's Rest and had a ticket for the various museum exhibits which are spread about. Not greatly interesting and some of the things like a section of old office equipment was a bit unremarkable. Gandhi memorial quite nice though. Main...More

Thank goodguyjas
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We visited mainly for the Talana Battlefield but got so much more! A very well put together museum and covered much more than just the battle at Talana. Take a walk up the hill and get a real feel for the battle with many of...More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Most interesting museum to visit. Or rather, series of museums. Loved being able to climb onto an old steam locomotive! Sunday lunch at the restaurant certainly deserves its reputation for the quantity and quality.

Thank peterwP7807IU
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum, battlefield and farm to understand all the history around the area with very good reproductions of the lifestyle of the 19th and the 20th centuries.

Thank zoupyzoup
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