The Kimberley Mine Museum, widely known as the "Big Hole", has undergone a major facelift. It is now a modern visitor's centre and major tourist attraction, which one definitely should not miss out on.
The McGregor Museum
The McGregor Museum, literally offers you everything from A (Archaeology) to Z (Zoology). Add to this the wide scope of other research disciplines like Botany, Cultural History, Documents and Archives, Education, Ethnology, Living History and Rock Art, and we've covered the whole spectrum! This museum is definitely worth a visit - be it virtual or real.
The Magersfontein Battlefield is south of Kimberley and can be reached either via the airport road (31,5km), or by national road via Modder River (47,5km).The Magersfontein Battlefield Museum has also been renovated and an excellent new audiovisual display had been installed.
This estate, earlier generally known as "The Bungalow", belonged to the mine magnate H P Rudd. In 1970 it was donated to the Museum, and since it has been renovated and used as a historical house museum.
The Flamingo Casino
Tourists and Business people visiting Kimberley now have a good reason to extend the stay in the Diamond City. With the spectacular Flamingo Casino, locals can pride themselves in that they have a first class entertainment facility on their doorsteps.
The William Humphrey's Art Gallery
One of the finest in the country, the William Humphreys Art Gallery is situated in scenic gardens and is the cultural oasis of the Northern Cape. Come and browse through the tranquil setting and view the treasured paintings by Dutch, British, Flemish and French Masters and an outstanding collection of South African works.
Duggin Cronin Gallery
This building, earlier known as "The Lodge", was built in 1889. It was owned by J B Currey, manager of the London and South African Exploration Company. Later it became the property of De Beers Consolidated Mines Ltd, who then donated it to the Kimberley City Council on the condition that it must house the Duggan-Cronin Collection
In 1975 the Trustees of the McGregor Museum have accepted a magnificent offer from Barlow Rand (Edms.) Ltd. to buy and renovate this residence.The house was designed by the architect D W Greatbatch, and is one of Kimberley's most elegant houses.