Whaling Museum

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Where? 41 Old Mission Road, Bluff, Durban (opposite the Bayview Sports Club).

When? Please enquire.

How? Call +27 (0)31 467-9461

How much? Price on request

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Bluff, in KwaZulu Natal

Photograph Dave Nielsen

A whale eardrum is one of several interesting artefacts on display at the new whaling museum opened by Bluff local, Dave Nielsen, who has decided to share the memorabilia he has kept from his father's heyday as a whaler.

The museum displays a vast range of pieces from whale teeth, whale ribs, a harpoon gun casing, old photos, newspaper clippings, a flensing knife and an old compass from a whaling boat. The connection between Durban and whaling is a huge topic starting in 1909 and ending in 1975. Not only did it have an influence on Norwegian settlers, but also on the residents of the Bluff and Durban and on the maritime industry.

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