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Dawn of Mankind

The museum was named after a previous mayor of Kimberleyand was once a hotel. It reflects all flora... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
43Peter50
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Cape Town
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Entrance cost to this museum also includes entrance to the photographic. Museum staff were very... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Pierre D
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North Riding
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The museum was named after a previous mayor of Kimberleyand was once a hotel. It reflects all flora and fauna of the region through the time span from the worlds formation and archealogical sites that have produced amazing finds around the world. A good and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A world class museum covering among other topics The Siege of Kimberley Wars of Dispossession Northern Cape history Rock Art Rock engravings with actual engravings The museum is situated in what was the Kimberley sanitorium and where Rhodes lived during the siege. His rooms have...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

Entrance cost to this museum also includes entrance to the photographic. Museum staff were very friendly. Visited in December 2016

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Pierre D
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

They don’t have and facilities or change be sure to have cash in the correct amounts when you come The house is beautiful and worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jolandie2015
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Took some clients to the museum and the love it. Will definitely add this to our tour plan. Will maybe suggest that maintenance get more attention on the exhibitions

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Andre Y
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum on my own and got chills as I walked in. Quite sad to see such a beautiful building looking old and run down. Lots of interesting history but cold and un-inviting.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank edenrankin1
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stayed for 2 nights in Kimberly as there was just so much to see. The McGregor museum was an excellent experience and entry was very reasonable. It was well worth the trip. I love South African history so it was a real treat for...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

The museum is housed in the old Kimberley Sanatorium, a typical colonial building (creaky floors!). The displays are not new but there is plenty of interest. The Siege of Kimberly section was good, with an excellent selection of contemporaneous photos. Off-road parking.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nvtu
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Probably the best layed out and detailed museum I've ever been into . The building itsself is an amazing structure and the staff were very helpfull .

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank PeterE2321
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Extremely well put together displays of the various historical events that impacted on Kimberley. A very good account of our history - present and past. As well as the wildlife of the area. And the history of the people of the area.

Date of experience: December 2017
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