Mozambique Collections

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Mammalogy Collection


The Mammal Department represents the newest department of the Museum that was only established in June 1989. From small beginnings, the Museum’s mammal collection has grown rapidly and currently comprises…

Ornithology Collection


The Ornithology Department houses a world-class collection of bird study skins and other ornithological specimens, including eggs, nests, skeletons, open wings and specimens preserved in ethanol. The bird study skins…

Archaeological Collection


A huge Early Stone Age collection gathered mainly by the late Professor Oliver Davies. He published information on this material in a range of archaeological journals, including the Annals of…

Mollusca Collection


The oldest division in the KwaZulu-Natal Museum is devoted to malacology - the study of animals belonging to the phylum Mollusca. Molluscs are soft-bodied creatures such as sea shells, land…

Herpetology Collection


In terms of the distribution of amphibian and reptile specimens represented in the collection: 99% of specimens are from the southern half of Africa with 90% representing the Free State…

Fort of São Sebastião


The collection includes a 3D model of Fort of São Sebastião, 3D model of Chapel of Nossa Senhora de Baluarte, panorama Tour of Fort of São Sebastião, photographs and maps