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Africana Library

Head for the Kimberley Africana Library in Kimberley for one of the finest collections of Africana in the world. The library houses about 14000 books, 640 manuscripts and 12000 photographs. Included in the collection are early printed editions of African ...

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Kimberley Ghost Tour

A Kimberley ghost tour begins at the Honoured Dead Memorial, designed by Sir Herbert Baker for the 27 British soldiers killed during the Siege of Kimberley between 1899 and 1900 during the Anglo-Boer War. Sip a welcoming glass of sherry ...

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Wildebeest Kuil Rock Art Centre

South Africa’s rich heritage of rock art occurs in the form of engravings on the interior plains, and paintings in the more mountainous areas, their distributions overlapping in places. Different hunter-gatherer, herder, agriculturist and colonial rock art traditions have been ...

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Magersfontein Battlefield About 31.5 km on the Modderriver Road past the airport. The Magersfontein battlefield is a must for any visitor to Kimberley. It is situated south of Kimberley and can be reached either via the airport road (31.5km) or ...

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The Big Hole Kimberley

A visit to the Big Hole will transport you back in time to the very beginning of Kimberley and the discovery of Diamonds. The Big Hole is a massive man-made excavation, 214 meters deep with a surface area of 17 ...

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A trip into the past

Kimberley Mine Museum and Big Hole Do you want to retrace the lives of the rough-and-ready diggers who made it all happen? Or experience life in Kimberley as it must have been during the diamond-rush days when races, lotteries, pubs ...

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