Museums, Art Galleries and Botanical Gardens

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Barkly East Museum, Barkly East, Transkei, Eastern Cape.

The museum was opened on August 6 1971. The collection includes pieces of furniture, everyday domestic articles, textiles, documents and photographs obtained in the district. One of the most interesting exhibits is the theodolite used by Joseph Orpen between 1860 and 1868 for surveying farms in the districts of Barkly East, Elliot and Maclear. Open Mondays through Fridays from 09h00 to 12h00 and 15h00 to 16h30. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays.

White Street, Barkly East, which is on the R58 east of Aliwal North, which is on the N6 where it crosses the Orange River. AYBarkly

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