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“Small but fascinating!”

The Kowie History Museum
Ranked #5 of 15 things to do in Port Alfred
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Kowie History Museum is in the old Railway Station Building in Station Road, just off Pascoe Crescent, Port Alfred. It covers the history of the Port Alfred area including details of the settler families, an isiXhosa collection, the old harbour, railways, shipwrecks, local insects, and many other exhibits. See the website for details.
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Occupying just two rooms in the old railway station building in Port Alfred, is this little gem of a museum, packed to the rafters with interesting exhibits. There is a diversity of items on display - something for everyone, I am sure! From salvaged items from shipwrecks, to Settler artifacts, an amazing egg cup collection, old SAR memorabilia, to the most exquisite dolls house... this museum is open mornings only. It is manned by ever so friendly volunteers who gladly provide more info about the exhibits. Do put it on your list of "things to do in Port Alfred"!

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