The municipal library is in the City Hall complex.
Natural Science Museum
This museum boasts an impressive, if pleasantly ‘retro’, display of stuffed birds and insects, plus African animals. Check out the...
Dominating the city centre is the opulent 1910 Edwardian neobaroque City Hall. In front of the hall is Francis Farewell Square , where...
Opposite City Hall, Durban’s central theatre was recently renovated and is a stunning venue. The Zulu mosaics and beadwork in the foyer...
The Royal Hotel has several restaurants including the Coffee Shoppe - great for a luncheon snack or relaxing cuppa.
Art Gallery information
The Art Gallery houses an excellent collection of contemporary South African works, especially Zulu arts and crafts, and has both temporary and rotating exhibitions (look out for the collection of baskets from Hlabisa, finely woven from a variety of grasses and incorporating striking natural colours).