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Ncome Museum and Monument Complex

Tel: 034 271 8121
Fax 034 271 8124


Ncome Museum is located 43km from Dundee on the R33 to Vryheid. The museum is named after the river known as Ncome in isiZulu and Bloedrivier in Afrikaans.

The site witnessed a major confrontation between the Voortrekkers and amaZulu on the 16 December 1838, fought under the leadership of Ndlela kaSompisi. The museum offers a reinterpretation of the 1838 confrontation and Zulu-Sotho culture in general and hosts a series of cultural events in partnership with the local communities.

A picnic site, library with internet facilities, restaurant, multi-purpose hall, Zulu huts for tourist accommodation will be available from October 2013 .A ‘Reconciliation bridge’ connecting the Ncome and Blood River Museums attempts to promote reconciliation, national unity and peace.

Open: Daily 8:30-16:30