St Peter's Church

Drakensberg Escarpment

This pretty church was built in 1913.

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1. Komatiland Forestry Museum

0.17 MILES

This museum has displays on local forests and the history of the South African timber industry. There's a historical examination of the use of timber and…

2. Graskop Gorge Lift

11.3 MILES

This glass viewing elevator travels 51m down the sheer cliffs of Graskop Gorge, with views of the Big Swing opposite, to an elevated forest boardwalk,…

3. Diggings Museum

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Just southeast of town along the Graskop road is the open-air Diggings Museum, where you can see how gold was panned. You need to visit on a tour, which…

4. Pilgrim's & Sabie News Museum

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5. Central Garage Transport Museum

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6. Victorian House Museum

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This restored Victorian home is full of B&W photos, old dolls and furniture, including a wooden carved commode in the main bedroom.

7. Dredzen Store

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The Dredzen Store is a general store recreated as it would have been in 1930s, complete with vintage advertisements and chairs hanging from the ceiling.

8. Thelwall's Museum

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This former fruit shop dating to 1946 has interpretive panels on the local gold rush and conflicts.