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Bakone Malapa Open-Air Museum (ZA)

Bakone Malapa literally means Bakone Homestead and the village, set on the original site of an ancient village,

The best way of preserving something is to educate about it - Educational Centres in South Africa

Frauke Sontberg (SE)
This article aims to show the kind of issues South- African archaeologists have, working with public archaeology. A past that was segregated earlier should now be shared, but sharing a common past includes alternative perspectives on history and archaeology, for the archaeologist as well as for the public.

uMgungundlovu (ZA)

Umgungundlovu, situated just south of the White Umfolozi River in northern Natal offers a fascinating glimpse i

Drostdy Museum (ZA)

The first Landdrost to be appointed to this district was Johannes Theophilus Rhenius and he was assisted by a b

Talana Museum, Battlefield and Heritage Park (ZA)

A 20-acre section of "Dundee" farm, bought in 1982, for the development of a

Ondini Historical Complex, KwaZulu Cultural Museum (ZA)

Experience the rich cultural heritage of the KwaZulu Natal region, from the earliest inhabitants to the present. Ondini, the Royal Residence of King Cetswhayo kaMpande served as the judicial and legislative capital of the Zulu Kingdom from 1873 to 1879.
It was burned to the ground by British forces after the battle of Ulundi on 4th of July 1879, the final battle of the Anglo-Zulu War.

Worcester Museum (ZA)

Situated on the R60 near Kleinplasie, the Worcester Museum portrays pioneer agricultural life at the Western Cape with live demonstrations and exhibitions. It is open daily. Rural trades and domestic activities are demonstrated regularly...

Conference: Museums and the Idea of Historical Progress

Organised by: 
ICMAH, ICOM’s International Committee for Museums and Collections of Archaeology and History
COMCOL, ICOM’s International Committee for Collecting
ICOM South Africa
Event date: 
Wednesday, 7 November, 2012 to Friday, 9 November, 2012

Book Review: Sailing into the Past: Learning from Replica Ships by Jenny Bennett (ed)

Roeland Paardekooper (NL)

There must be hundreds of wooden ship replicas across the world, not only the ‘Viking ships’ in Scandinavia, but – as the book Sailing into the past shows, there are many medieval and more recent ones...

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