Barberton Museum

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In 1898 the nucleus of the museum collection was already established when Mr. Otto Elkan donated a collection of, among other things, quartz and other mineral specimens, and natural history curios, which were displayed in the Carnegie Library. From these humble beginnings the Museum now consists of a Main Museum where the Geology and Mining, Swazi history and general history of Barberton are displayed, as well as Belhaven and Stopforth House Museums, Fernlea Museum and the Block House.


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Exhibits


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House Museums


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Photo Gallery


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Samora Machel Monument


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News


Visiting Times: Monday-Sunday
Main Museum: 09:00-16:00
Belhaven House: 10:00-12:00 14:00-15:00
Block House: Anytime
Fernlea House: 09:00-13:00 14:00-16:00
Stopforth House: 10:00-12:00 14:00-15:00
Entrance fee only for Belhaven and Stopforth: Adult: R20,00. Child: R10,00 Rest is free.

Museum: 36 Pilgrim Street Barberton 1300. Tel: +27 (0) 13 7124208 Fax: +27 (0) 13 7124281 Email: Curator.


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