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

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Lalapanzi Guest Lodge

Guest House Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

0.8km West of Port Elizabeth Museum

Lalapanzi Guest Lodge is a purpose built guest house which offers upmarket self catering accommodation with a B&B option in the very sought-after beachfront suburb of Humewood in the city of Port Elizabeth.

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Sleeps: 32 in 13 units/rooms

Millard Crescent Guest House

Guest House Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.2km South of Port Elizabeth Museum

Millard Crescent Guest House offers comfortable and secure 3-star accommodation.

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Sleeps: 11 in 5 units/rooms

African Sands Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.2km West 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

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Sleeps: 656 in 34 units/rooms

First Avenue Guesthouse

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.3km East 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

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Sleeps: 23 in 10 units/rooms

Beachwalk Bed & Breakfast

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.4km East 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.

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Hobie Beach Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.5km East 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, ...

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Abalone Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.5km East of Port Elizabeth Museum

Abalone Guest House is situated in the beautiful beachfront suburb of Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth. We offer you a warm and friendly welcome to our 4-Star luxury accommodation with our tastefully decorated rooms each with their own entrance.

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Sleeps: 27 in 8 units/rooms

Margate Place Guest House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

1.9km East 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.

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Sleeps: 10 in 5 units/rooms

Carslogie House

Bed & Breakfast Accommodation in Port Elizabeth

2.1km East of Port Elizabeth Museum

Four rooms with luxury furnishings and attention to the smallest detail, guarantee guests great comfort in a relaxed atmosphere. Beds are dressed with luxurious percale linen. The rooms are nestled in a beautiful landscaped garden setting around ...

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