Talana Museum

Talana Museum

Talana Museum in Dundee is a large complex of buildings including various museums and craft shops The main museum chronicles the economic development of Dundee as well as the varied cultures that have inhabited this area, including not only the early white pioneers, but also the Zulus, and San.

The Dundee area was a major coal producing region in the 19th and early 20th centuries. The museum displays an interesting collection of exhibits that illuminate this part of the town's history.

The Talana Battlefield is where the first shots of the Anglo-Boer War were fired. This battle, along with the Battle at Rourke's Drift are re-enacted each year at the museum. The museum houses a large collection of documents related to the Anglo-Boer War.

The collection consists of art glass produced by South African artists, as well as many other glass items used in South Africa dating back to the 19th Century.

Weekdays 08h:00 - 16h30
Weekends and public holidays 10:00 - 16:30

Accommodation Near Talana Museum:
Dundee Accommodation

Accommodation Near Talana Museum

Sleeps: 36 in 14 units/rooms

Ingudlane Lodge

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Dundee

2.1km North East of Talana Museum

Ingudlane Lodge boasts modern, exquisitely decorated, yet very private self-catering chalets. The chalets are self-catering units with a lounge and kitchen area, two bedrooms


Tranquil Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Dundee

3.1km North West of Talana Museum

Tranquil Guesthouse is an elegantly modernized Guest House situated in Dundee, the heart of KZN. This imposing residence offers gracious accommodation, warm hospitality and exceptional care by host Cenel and staff.

Sleeps: 38 in 15 units/rooms

Arusha Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Dundee

3.2km North West of Talana Museum

Arusha Lodge offers 14 en-suite rooms (single, double and twin rooms available). Each room is fully air conditioned (heating and cooling), fitted with a personal safe for your security and convenience. The rooms have own coffee & tea making ...

Clivia Place

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Dundee

4.6km West of Talana Museum

This establishment accommodates 6 people comfortably with its twin bedroom en-suite and a double bedroom en-suite. The recently built cottage boasts a modern fitted kitchen and comfortable living room, overlooking a tranquil garden...

Sleeps: 21 in 2 units/rooms

Escape Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Dundee

6.0km North East of Talana Museum

Escape Bed & Breakfast 8 km out of Dundee on the Vryheid Road, situated on a farm surrounded with peaceful quietness and spectacular views. We have three (3) on-suite chalets. Each chalet sleeps two (2) persons.

Sleeps: 12 in 6 units/rooms

Isibindi Zulu Lodge

Game Reserve And Bush Lodge Accommodation in Rorke's Drift

7.5km East of Talana Museum

This 12 bed lodge is a peaceful bushveld retreat with accommodation designed in an architectural celebration of the Zulu nation. It offers a host of activities for those wanting to experience a combination of game viewing, battlefields and Zulu ...


Nxala Ranch

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Rorke's Drift

33.6km East of Talana Museum

It offers three stylish en-suite bedrooms, a lounge equipped with satellite TV and music system, a modern, fully equipped kitchen and a spacious "stoep" (veranda) with braai facilities overlooking the dam which is well stocked with bass...

Mawelawela Lodge

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Elandslaagte

34.4km South West of Talana Museum

The rooms are comfortable with tea and coffee trays, wall safes, heating and electric blankets for winter and fans or air conditioners for summer. Radios, TV, hairdryers and dressing gowns are provided. Facilities include the use of fax and ...

Thatcher's Rest Self Catering Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Biggarsberg

36.1km South West of Talana Museum

Thatcher's Rest Self Catering Cottage, 'Peace, Tranquillity and Good Fishing' is situated on a farm which lies within the Biggarsberg area of Northern KZN.

Sleeps: 32 in 4 units/rooms

Geckos View

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Dundee

39.9km South East of Talana Museum

We are fluent in English, Afrikaans and German and even some Zulu. We live on a small farm with 200 pecan trees and our Food will be home cooked, with fresh veggies, meat and a starch plus some desert and coffee. No fancy food but healthy and tasty