All Attractions: Historical in Kimberley

Historical and Heritage

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    The Honoured Dead Memorial

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      The Honoured Dead Memorial The Honoured Dead Memorial is a provincial heritage site in Kimberley in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It is situated a…

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    William Humphreys Art Gallery

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    The William Humphreys Art Gallery, situated in Kimberley's Civic Centre, is considered one of the finest art museums in South Africa. The art collection at William Hu…

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    Duggan-Cronin Gallery

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    The Duggan-Cronin Gallery is a photographic museum displaying the photographs of Alfred Duggan-Cronin, Aubrey Elliot, Jean Morris and Alice Mertens. This collect…

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    Magersfontein Battlefield

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    Magersfontein Battlefield About 31.5 km on the Modderriver Road past the airport. The Magersfontein battlefield is a must for any visitor to Kimberley. It is situate…

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    Africana Library

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    Head for the Kimberley Africana Library in Kimberley for one of the finest collections of Africana in the world. The library houses about 14000 books, 640 manuscripts…

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    McGregor Museum

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      The McGregor Museum was originally located in Chapel Street, but was moved in the early 1970s to a larger building, the old Kimberley Sanatorium – the same build…

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    The Big Hole Centre

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    The Big Hole Visitors Center.   A ‘hole’ new experience ….. You’ll dig it! A visit to the Big Hole will transport you back in time to the v…

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    Kimberley Ghost Tour

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    Kimberley has many genuine stories of ghost sightings. The trail starts at the Honoured Dead Memorial, designed by Sir Herbert Baker for the 27 British soldiers kille…

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    Dunluce

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      Dunluce, or Lillianville as it was first known, is a typical late Victorian house with wooden facade and much of the original furnishings. It is one of Kimberley…

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    Pioneers of Aviation

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      Kimberley is regarded as the cradle of aviation in South Africa and in 1913, South Africa’s first fling school opened here.   Pilots of the South Afr…

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    Rudd House

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      Rudd House is a typical example of a residence built for the wealthy during the 19th century. The building is surrounded by verandahs and is lavishly furnished.…

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    Masonic Temple

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      The Masonic Temple is a single-storey corrugated iron structure with a saddle roof and centrally placed air vent. A verandah is found to the rear of the building…

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    The Synagogue

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      The Synagogue – Kimberley, Northern Cape.   Synagogue in the Byzantine style designed by D.W. Greatbatch built in 1902, and based on the synagogue…

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    Kimberley Transport Museum

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      The Transport Museum is located at the Kimberley Railway Station.   The Transport Museum showcases the development of the railways and transport system…

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    Sol Plaatje House Museum

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      The Sol Plaatje House Museum hosts a library for African literature, with interesting displays on Sol Plaatje’s life.   A founder member of the ANC, Plaat…

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    The Vintage Tram

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      The tram system, set up by the Victoria Tramways Company, first started transporting people to the ever-expanding Big Hole in 1887 and today you can take a 20-mi…

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    The Harry Oppenheimer House

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    The Harry Oppenheimer house was constructed for the sorting of all diamonds mined by De Beers in Southern Africa. Since diamonds are best sorted by gentle natural ligh…