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Zululand Historical Museum (Fort Nongqayi)

GPS: S 28 deg. 54’206’’ E 031 deg. 26’862’’

Tel: 035 474 2281.
Fax 035 474 4976


The Zululand Historical Museum forms part of Fort Nongqayi Museum Village. Housed in historic Fort Nonqqayi, a three-towered British Fort built in 1883 for the barefoot Nongqayi Zulu Police, its displays include Zulu history and culture, Zulu monarchy, Anglo-Zulu and Zulu Civil Wars, a collection of `White Zulu Chief’ John Dunn’s items, Bambatha Rebellion as well as local and natural history. The Mission Museum Chapel commemorates the history of the Norwegian Lutheran missionaries who established 22 mission stations in Zululand from 1851. Art Galleries, restaurant and Butterfly Dome are part of the Village.

Open: Mon-Fri 07:30-16:00. Sat & Sun 09:00-16:00

Closed: 1 Jan, Good Friday, 25 & 26 Dec