An agency of the National Department of Sports, Arts and Culture

uMsunduzi Museum

Welcome to uMsunduzi Museum

Education and Outreach

your partner in education

The Education Department is responsible for:

All educational programmes, events, and outreach to the community.

Contact the E&O team:

  • Chief Education Officer: Phumelele Ngubane –
  • Education Officer: Shereen Naidu –
  • Education Officer: Njabulo Mpungose –
  • Museum Guide: Ndumiso Ndlovu –
  • Outreach Officer: Thobile Nxasana –
  • Visits to the Voortrekker house in 333 Boom Street: Phumelele Ngubane –

Educational programmes, school bookings, guided tours and holiday programmes

If you are interested in booking a school field trip to the museum please let us know by filling in the form provided below:

The museum has developed several Educational Programmes to enhance and supplement school curriculum from Grades R to 12. Below are few programmes offered in English, Afrikaans and Isizulu.  For more information schools are welcomed to contact Education Department staff at 033 394 6834/5/6

1. The Lifestyle of the Voortrekkers (video available)
2. Lifestyle of the Zulu people (video available)
3. Lifestyle of the Bushmen (dance and presentation)
4. Musical instruments


GRADE 4 – 6
5. Hunter gatherers and herders in Southern Africa (Stone and Iron Age)
6. Learning from leaders (famous politicians)
7. Local history (history of PMB including new street names)
8. The provinces of South Africa
9. Birth of Democracy
10. Medicine through times (use of herbs across cultures)
11. Transport through times


GRADE 7 – 9
12. Turning point in South Africa (Road/Birth of Democracy 1948 – 1994 (apartheid video available)
13. Seven days war


GRADE 10 – 12
14. The 1906 Poll tax (Bhambatha uprising) and The Prince Imperial of France (French presence in KZN)
15. South African War (Anglo- Boer war) Housed in 333 Boom Street opened on Tuesday and on prior arrangement)(focus on events in KZN)
16. Turning points in n South African History  since 1948- 1990


Booked school groups pay a nominal fee of only R1-50 per child, and entrance for educators is free and we offer guided tours and formal programmes.

Our reference library has internet cafe to help learners with some of their research project.  For more information contact the Librarian  at 033 394 6834/5/6.  Adults R10 per hour and Students/Learners R5 per hour. It is closed on Saturdays.

School Group Bookings

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