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Barberton Tourist Information Fassade der alten Goldbörse von Barberton

Mpumalanga Province

Barberton Museum
The museum is open daily from 9 am to 4 pm. Small entrance fee. Tel +27 (0)13 7124208.

Belhaven House Museum
Guided tours are offered daily at 10, 11, 12 am and 2 and 3 pm. The fee is R10 per person, which also covers a visit to Stopforth House, which also houses a grocery store from 1886.

Anglican Church
The beautiful Anglican church of Barberton lies in General Street. Remarkable is the pulpit from white quartz. Quarz besteht. In this church lies the grave of the Barber family, who founded Barberton.

Fortuna Hiking Trail
The approx. 2 kilometre Fortuna Hiking Trail leads through Barberton Park and a 600 metre long tunnel. It was dug at the end of the19th century for the purpose to transport gold-containing ore from Fortuna Mine to the rockmill. Bring a torch.

Gold Nugget Trail
A 3-day hiking trail following an old gold prospectors' path. Info Tel (0)13 7124067.

Accommodation in Barberton and Surrounds

Fountain Baths Cottages
Quiet setting in lush garden; 6 cottages; B&B or S/C; pool; walking distance to museum. Tel ++27 (0)13 7122707. eMail

Accommodation in Piet Retief (Mpumalanga)

Dusk to Dawn Country H.
35 km south of Piet Retief; cosy family units + ensuite bedrooms on farm; DSTV; garden. Tel ++27-(0)17 8210601. eMail

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