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 Port Nolloth Museum / Aukwatowa Museum

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The museum presents the history of Port Nolloth from approximately 2000 years ago, including exhibits on environment and biodiversity. Facilities include internet access, a library, a museum curio shop and tourist information. 

Here you will also find some interesting facts about the history of Port Nolloth. From the copper train that brought the copper ore from O'okiep to fishing, crayfishing and diamond mining. There are also many photos on display.

Facilities and services:

  • Daily tours of the museum;
  • Artifacts for sale including driftwood items;
  • Artworks by local artists;
  • DVD's about diamond diving, as well as a variety of other books; and
  • Tourist information.

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The Port Nolloth Museum / Aukwatowa Museum is located on the corner of Beach Road and the Biodiversity Centre; it is right behind the jetty, opposite the hotel.

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Name:
George Moyses - Curator

Telephone: Click here
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Address:
2 Beach Road, Port Nolloth, Northern Cape, South Africa, 8280

GPS Coordinates:
-29.248276, 16.868296
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museum northern-cape port-nolloth historic library cultural curio-shop tourist-information

 

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