Talana Museum South Africa  

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Talana Museum Annual Events 2017





13 October Mine Workers Walk

A 10km walk in memory of the 7000 Zulu mine workers who walked back to Natal at the outbreak of the Anglo Boer war in October 1899.



20/22 October                Talana Live                       NOT TO BE MISSED!!

Talana Re-enactment weekend

Include Ghost walk on 20th – the anniversary.

Weekend programme of historical and heritage events.

Saturday re-enactments of battles of Talana and others.

Demonstration of various battle tactics.

Military encampments, stalls, music, crafts in the grounds of Talana Museum.

All day entertainment.

NEW THIS YEAR   TALANA TATTOO         TALANA CHALLENGE  - teams of 22 people pull a replica naval gun weighing 1300kg up Talana Hill in a time challenge.


Talana Live Program     Talana Live Tickets



20 Oct – Talana Ghost Walk

On the anniversary of the battle follow in the footsteps of the British soldiers in a guided walk up Talana hill.



19 Oct – 12 Nov Creations  

Annual Arts , Crafts and Plants Market showcasing quality hand made products. Unique handmade items direct from the craftsperson to you.

Ideal place to source Christmas or corporate gifts.   Open daily 10am – 4pm




1-31 December            Christmas in Africa

Extravaganza of Christmas lights throughout the grounds of Talana Museum. Museum grounds open until 8:30pm daily. Bring an evening picnic and enjoy the lights with family and friends.