Barberton History & Mining Museum, Barberton

4.0
#7 of 11 in Museums in Mpumalanga
History Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
At Barberton History & Mining Museum, browse a hotchpotch of memorabilia from the 1880s gold rush in the region. This treasure trove of local history occupies the one-story building of an old 1882 hotel. In addition to historic photographs and mining tools, you can see greenstone samples, fool's gold, and old banknotes. Our Barberton trip maker site makes visiting Barberton History & Mining Museum and other Barberton attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Create an itinerary including Barberton History & Mining Museum
© OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap contributors

Barberton History & Mining Museum reviews

Rate this attraction
TripAdvisor traveler rating
TripAdvisor traveler rating 4.0
5 reviews
Google
5.0
TripAdvisor
  • Very interesting museum. Some of the things brought back memories of many years ago. The museum is well stocked with interesting objects. Worth a visit if you ever get to Barberton. I would have...  more »
  • This is a very interesting museum with a variety of items dating from years gone by. Not necessarily a place I would take young children to.  more »
Google
  • Great history lesson. The day trip of the mines was definitely worth it.
  • If you are adventures is this the place to be. They will keep you busy in and around Baberton

Plan your trip to Barberton

  • Get a personalized trip
    A complete day by day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it
    Refine your trip. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it
    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it
    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.