Old Court House

Topics: South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban Pages: 4 (816 words) Published: August 5, 2013

Old Court House Museum
 
Daphne Strutt Costume Room :
"Soccer, Unity and Culture in Durban" this exhibition reflects on the history of Soccer in Durban from its establishment in the late 1800s. It reflects on the sports unifying role during the apartheid era right up to the present day and showcases the cities soccer legends and Durban's brand new '2010' stadiums.

 

Foyer :
Temporary display of selected items of traditional attire
Items from Greenacres Department Store
A selection of model motor cars, part of the Lipschitz Collection  
Court Room :
"Pixley ka Isaka Seme : The Genesis of the African Renaissance"  
Staircase :
“ The Bhambatha Uprising of 1906 ”
 
Landing :
The Cussons Collection of model ships
The “Movers and Shakers”- A display of miniature figurines  
The Durban Room :
Take a step back in time as you enter this unique exhibit which portrays aspects of Durban’s past : "The Clermont sugar mill”,
“Fynn’s cottage”,
“Miss Fann’s haberdashery store” and the old “Apothecary”  
The Lantern Room:
"ANTON MUZIWAKHE LEMBEDE, Youth Leadership - Then and Now."
an exhibition on the first President of the African National Congress Youth League.  
KwaMuhle Museum :
Room 1:
- “The Durban System” A permanent exhibition reflecting on the system of control imposed on African people in Durban which became known as the infamous “Durban System”  
Room 2: KwaZinti:
- An exhibition on Josiah Tshangana Gumede.
 
Room 3: Blackjacks:
 
The Umkumbane Gallery:
- - A photographic reflection of life in Cato Manor as seen through the camera of Mr SB Bourquin.  
 
Room 4 :- ‘Why I did it?’
 
‘Why I did it?’ is an exhibition exploring the role played by Andrew Zondo in the struggle for freedom. The exhibition was opened at the Kwa Muhle Museum on 26 November 2008 and focuses on Andrew’s role in the bombing of the Sanlam Centre shopping centre in Amanzimtoti in 1985. “The exhibition is aimed at forging reconciliation and create a common...
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