Port Elizabeth Museum

Port Elizabeth Museum

The Port Elizabeth Museum, now part of Bayworld, is one of oldest museums in South Africa. It contains very interesting exhibits of both natural history as well as the cultural history of the region.

On display in dinosaur exhibit is a life-sized model of Port Elizabeth's very own dinosaur - the Algoasaurus. The marine exhibit is has some very good displays, including the skeleton of a 15m Southern Right Whale, as well as displays on sharks and dolphins. There is also a Bird Hall that focuses on birds commonly found in the Algoa Bay region. The natural history section also has various exhibits on geology and archaeology.

Among the museum's cultural history exhibits are displays of Xhosa beadwork, costumes, and the local history of the Eastern Cape.

The histoy of Port Elizabeth's maritime history is well represented in the museum's Maritime History hall, including sailing ships, a replica of the Dias Cross, bronze cannons, and other naval relics, some dating as far back as the 17th century.

HOURS:
Daily 9:00-16:30

LOCATION:
- corner of La Roche Drive and Beach Road, Humewood

TEL:
(041) 584 0650

Accommodation Near Port Elizabeth Museum:
Port Elizabeth Area Accommodation

Accommodation Near Port Elizabeth Museum

Sleeps: 13 in 5 units/rooms
From R 650,00
Per unit, per night.

African Sands Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.2km West of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

Our guesthouse is stylishly decorated and has 6 bedrooms, two of which have interleading doors to make a family unit. These two have full kitchenettes. All have en suite bathrooms, self catering facilities, private entrances

Graded:
Sleeps: 34 in 5 units/rooms
From R 475,00
Per person, per night sharing.

La Mer Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.2km West of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

La Mer Guesthouse offers luxury, affordable accommodation in a three star Bed and Breakfast situated in Humewood, the famous Friendly City of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape of South Africa. We are easy to find, but hard to leave!

Graded:
Sleeps: 656 in 34 units/rooms
From R 600,00
Per person, per night sharing.

First Avenue Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.3km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

First Avenue Lodge is a well established 4 Star guest house situated in a quiet cul-de-sac opposite Hobie Beach in the popular beachfront suburb of Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth

Graded:
Sleeps: 23 in 10 units/rooms
From R 590,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Beachwalk Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.4km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

Beachwalk bed and breakfast offers 4-star accommodation in Port Elizabeth, only 60metres from popular beaches and close to the Boardwalk Casino, Entertainment and Restaurant complex.

From R 425,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Hobie Beach Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.5km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

Hobie Beach Guest House offers friendly and relaxed hospitality for leisure travellers, business executives and the sport enthusiast. We offer comfortable and stylish en-suite bedrooms with remote colour TV with M-Net, bar fridge, microwave, fan, ...

Graded:
Sleeps: 28 in 11 units/rooms
From R 500,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Sir Roys at the Sea

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.7km West of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

Conveniently situated and within walking distance of the beach front. Sir Roys at the sea is only 500m from the Humerail Waterfront Shopping Centre. We are close to the airport, golf courses, beach front and all its many attractions.

Sleeps: 27 in 8 units/rooms
From R 490,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Margate Place Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.9km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

Margate Place is an owner-managed establishment and we cater for business executives, tourists and holidaymakers. Children are welcome and we offer a variety of different options for families.

Sleeps: 24 in 4 units/rooms
From R 204,00
Per person, per night sharing.

Brighton Mews Guest Suites

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

2.4km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

Brighton Mew Guest Suites, a ten minute drive from the airport, provide top quality self-catering and self-serving comfortable private family accommodation for 14 persons in three apartments.

Sleeps: 98 in 7 units/rooms

King's Tide Boutique Hotel

Hotel / Boutique Hotel Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

2.4km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

It offers luxurious yet affordable bed and breakfast accommodation and is a gentle stroll from the beachfront at Hobie Beach, a Blue Flag strand famous for its colourful hobie cats.

Sleeps: 5 in 1 unit/room
From R 1 600,00
Per unit, per night.

20 Summerseas

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

2.5km East of centre of Port Elizabeth Museum

No 20 Summerseas is a comfortably appointed, self catering ground floor beachfront flat in Port Elizabeth's Summerstrand suburb. With direct access onto Pollock beach one can choose to spend time on the beach enjoying the sun, sand and surf ...