Phansi Museum

500 Esther Roberts Road
Glenwood
Durban
South Africa

(031) 206-1591  /   (031) 206-2889

500 Esther Roberts Road, Glenwood, Durban, South Africa
CLOSED NOW!   Open again today 9:00 - 16:00
The Phansi Museum private collection of Southern African tribal artifacts is beautifully displayed in the basement rooms of Robert's house-a Victorian historical monument. To get there from the CBD - follow Sydney Road out of town for 1, 9km. Turn right into Franks Road (directly after Timber City) go over Umbilo Road to Frere Road (0. 6km) turn left and go up the hill (0. 4km) . At the top of the corner of Cedar Road is the rambling double storey-Roberts house.
Category: Museums

Reviews

  • GG

    guavaberry5
    21 JUL 2018

    this is such a special place! the history of the building, of the collector and of the extensive collection itself is beyond words to describe! the guided tour is a MUST! you will learn so much and...

  • TT

    travellady8
    9 JUL 2018

    An excellent small museum that is brimming with artifacts sharing the South African story. The docent lead tour was inspirational and informative while entertaining as well. This museum is a...

  • HH

    hironmike
    26 MAR 2018

    A few members of our Rotary Club of Durban visited the museum today and were taken on a guided tour of the museum by a very inspiring and enthusiastic Paul Mikula who has a incredible knowledge of...

  • JS

    Jocelyn S
    22 MAR 2018

    This is a privately owned and run museum which houses an amazing collection of Zulu and other Southern African tribal craft work, including beadwork, wirework, basketry and the like. We had a guided...

  • KK

    Kzolady
    20 JAN 2018

    Museum specializes in African cultural art including Zulu beer pots, tribal costumes, beadwork and other traditional art Wonderful displays and docent tours

  • ZK

    Zoe K
    18 JAN 2018

    This was the best thing we did in Durban- such a hidden gem. We arrived at the museum without an appointment and Pumzile kindly took us on a tour. The museum hosts a large collection of Zulu items...

  • GG

    Gail565
    2 JAN 2018

    Interesting collection of a large variety of Zulu articles including beadwork, marriage aprons, head rests, bowls etc.

  • II

    ItchyfeetHelen
    26 OCT 2017

    I have visited this wonderful place twice, and will go back again! The guides give you such an insight into culture, through the collection. Don't miss it if you are in Durban and care about more...

  • RP

    Russ P
    2 OCT 2017

    I didn't enjoy my experience, it wasn't fulfilling , nor rewarding in any way, an absolute waste of a good few hours.

  • LK

    Linda K
    8 SEP 2017

    I've visited the Phansi museum many times during my visits to Durban and I am always delighted by the new exhibitions showcasing local artists, as well as by the museum's main collection of African...

Classification

Durban, eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Business Hours

Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
Sunday
Closed
Public Holidays
Closed

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