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The History of Pietermaritzburg

The History of Pietermaritzburg

On display in the Main Hall of the Museum Main Building, the exhibition portrays some aspects of the history of Pietermaritzburg. It explains why there are different names for the city, gives an overview of the buildings, military history, healthcare, different religious groups etc.

Old wagons and other historical vehicles have pride of place, and a small room is dedicated to the ‘Seven days’ War of the early 1990’s.